An entry into the column contest for the National Society of Newspaper Columnists consists of three articles published in the previous calendar year. This year, I placed in the General Interest Category! On June 28th, at the conference in DC, I will find out if I placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd. Here are the articles that […]
At the age of 15, I had my first piece published in the Barry Manilow fan club newsletter. And so, it was his song Weekend in New England that played in my head as I made my trip to Connecticut for the conference of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. In my mind, New England is a […]
Yep! Just walk into any Barnes and Noble bookstore, and pick up a copy of this newly released book: Turn to page 126, and sure enough, there is a story that I authored!! I am unbelievably excited!!
So, I got it! I am still a bit in shock, and totally over the moon with excitement! Now, I just have to actually write a book. That shouldn’t be a problem because it’s not like I’m busy with my five kids, or our business, or the house remodel, or life in general. So, yeah, I’m […]
I have done a pretty poor job of keeping up with this blog, but occasionally something special happens and you’ve got to take a few minutes to JUST BLOG IT!! I am at the Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop in Dayton, Ohio. I was thrilled to see Steve Doocy of Fox & Friends in this year’s line up of […]
I am pleased to announce that I have actually been published in a book! So, to date, everything I’ve ever submitted has either been published or I’m still waiting to hear. It’s fun to have my articles printed weekly in newspapers, but having a book with my name and bio in it is an entirely […]
It sure took them long enough, but Go Daddy finally got the problem fixed and now I get to add links to my sidebar! I’m just getting started, and I need to figure out the best way to organize them, but I’ve added a few so check them out! Not sure why, but I’m way more […]
I am still waiting on GoDaddy to fix the problem that is preventing me from posting links in my sidebar. Here I am…still waiting….
Here is the article I wrote for my column after meeting Garrison Keillor. (Click here for more notes and pictures.) I finally got to meet the crush whom I have loved since the age of eleven. I first discovered him on my little alarm clock radio while trying to find a station that would be […]