Monthly Archives: July 2012


Besides being a writer, I’m a woman, a wife, mother, grandmother and a great grandmother. And I’m a human being, an American, a daughter of pioneers. Over the past 28 years that I’ve written and been published, I’ve seen the … Continue reading

Posted in Clara Barton, frontier women, Mable Dodge, New Mexico high desert, pioneer women, role of women in history, Sagebrush Inn, Velda Brotherton, western women | 1 Comment


Work soon destroyed this old dam where our house once stood, but the site itself remains as a picnic area abover the new lake. On a lovely day almost forty years ago I drove south from my new home in … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, home, Lake Shepherd Springs, leaving home, memories, publication, Uncategorized, writing career | 4 Comments


Sorry I haven’t blogged here in a couple of weeks. Life sort of got out of hand, and chores piled up that had to be done. Know all of you out there will understand that. So, I’ve been reading all … Continue reading

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