Sneak Preview! Anna’s Song

Today I began working with a book designer, and by next week I should have the edited version of my manuscript for my novel Anna's Song. This is Book 1 of my Cries From the Earth Time Travel Saga and I am totally excited! So excited, in fact, that I had to share a bit of my [...]


When Whirlpools Drag You Under

The rush of water closed over my head, sucking me under. I struggled to force my way to the surface, careful to keep my feet tucked close, but the force above me was stronger than my efforts. Then I recalled our guide’s instructions. "Tuck and relax. It’s like a water funnel. Your personal flotation device [...]

Whitewater in West Virginia

Recently, our family went whitewater rafting on the New River. The name is an oxymoron, since geologists consider it the oldest river in North America, and it’s considered by some to be almost as old as the Nile River. Tectonic plates heaved upward forming a gorgeous gorge lined by gigantic boulders and sheer rock cliffs; [...]