The Wall

It's summer, and between work, building a house, and two children on summer vacation, writing fiction has been tough. I'm definitely looking forward to the start of school when stricter schedules allow for more writing time. In the meantime, I thought I'd post an excerpt from a short story I have in the queue. It's... Continue Reading →

Get Higher on www.Leadville.com

Another travel website launched. Another Colorado city for which I've become an expert. Seriously, ask me anything about Leadville--where to bike with kids, why the Ice Palace was built, what to do when it's too cold to play outside--and I'll have the answer. Still, I'm as grateful as ever to have had the opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells

Last year, a dear friend—and incredible YA author—Rebekah Crane, suggested I read, Many Lives, Many Masters by psychiatrist, Brian L. Weiss. The book details a young woman’s journey through hypnosis to rid herself of a long list of unexplained phobias. What is revealed during her sessions are details of lives lived over centuries, specifics only... Continue Reading →

The Healer is Published!

Thank you, Scarlet Leaf Review for publishing my short story, The Healer. I am so grateful! The Healer The wash room is covered in tile. The complete whiteness makes me dizzy, and I can’t tell where the ceiling meets the wall or the wall meets the floor. I wish there was some differentiation in color,... Continue Reading →

The River

Combining my two loves... O. Louis Guglielmi (1906-1956) The River, 1942 Oil on Canvas Location: The Art Institute of Chicago Photo Credit: The Art Institute of Chicago I wait on the edge and shield my eyes. My skin feels as though I have walked through rain. I find a tissue buried on the bottom of... Continue Reading →

Think Colorado’s Local Secrets

Those that know me, know my love of all things Colorado—even these crazy late April snowstorms, or what I like to call, second winter. I’ve spent years traveling the state, exploring hard to reach wilderness areas, playing on snow, in water, and among towering mountain ranges, and more recently, learning about the multitude of kid-friendly... Continue Reading →

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