One Week to Launch!

Night Becomes Day: Changes in Nature arrives in less than a week–on October 5! I received my author copies in the mail this week, and the printed pages are even more vivid than the digital images on my computer screen. As the book launch nears, I’d like to tell you about some upcoming events. First,… Read more »

Apple Blossoms, MTV Awards, and Finding Awe Outdoors

Nature instills wonder. We just have to notice. I recently read a Writer’s Digest article on how authors should gauge their success. It said, “Start by asking yourself: Why did I write this book?” I wrote Night Becomes Day: Changes in Nature because transformations fascinate me. Each summer, I watch flowers turn into fruit in… Read more »

I’m Back! (with Book News!)

Last December, a family member had a health crisis. For the next several months, I wasn’t able to keep up my correspondence with readers. Thankfully, my family member is much better now. 🙂  And I have NEWS to share! My next book—NIGHT BECOMES DAY: CHANGES IN NATURE—will enter the world October 5. That may seem… Read more »

Comfort Food for the Soul

Come January, do you find you want to reread favorite books, re-watch favorite movies, or listen to favorite pieces of music? I do. Other times of the year, I prefer discovering something new. But in January, even as we begin a new year, I find myself recalling things from the past that I want to… Read more »

A Thanksgiving Wish

Gratitude, rest, and an old camp song… That is what I’m thinking about this morning. I am grateful for so many specific things–and having you as a reader is one of them. Whether I’ve known you for years or have yet to meet you, I appreciate that you’ve become part of my community. Thanksgiving has always been one… Read more »