Serendipity

Have you ever felt that something was just meant to be? Throughout the writing of my novel, and often when I was having doubts, I experienced several serendipitous moments that prompted me to carry on. I, of course, wanted to represent the proud and talented Haida...
On the Road Again

On the Road Again

          Our neighbor in Minnesota lakes country asked, “Are you two a pair of nomads?” He was teasing, of course, but indeed it does seem like we’re always on the road, going to and from our temporary home bases to attend family functions, reunions, business...
Birth of a Novel

Birth of a Novel

When I retired early from being a professor in Teacher Education, a colleague asked me what I was going to do now. I responded that I was going to go home and write trashy novels. Thinking I was joking, she laughed and said, “That’s a great story! Keep telling it!”...