Category: News & Announcements

The Picture That’s Worth a Thousand Words

picture worth a thousand words

The picture that’s worth a thousand words.

The photo above is revealing on many levels. At first glance, five gorgeous seventeen- and eighteen-year-old young women are standing tall, looking like models in their gowns and high-heeled shoes. But knowing when the image was taken gives new meaning to the story. It was captured on May 2, 2020, the date that their high school prom had been scheduled. Along with every other senior-year milestone that had been wiped out by the pandemic, that, too, was abolished. Read more

The Spiritual Lesson I Learned from the Pandemic

spiritual lessons learned from pandemic

Spiritual lessons learned from pandemic.

About a month ago, life appeared to be drifting peacefully in perfect sync with the Earth’s rotation. And then suddenly, we hit turbulent waters. We were forced to readjust our sails and find a new direction amidst the unexpected chaos. Often the greatest lessons are revealed during the darkest times, but when our minds are filled with fear and anxious thoughts continue to rapid-fire, we have a hard time understanding the deeper meaning as to why this pandemic is happening. Read more

Lost and Found in Aspen is Now Available

lost and found in aspenMy debut novel, Lost and Found in Aspen, is officially available for purchase. If you live in Aspen, or if you’re planning to visit anytime soon, signed copies of the book can be purchased at Explore Booksellers, as well as other local proprietors in town: Aspen Eclectic, Misstyx, Meridian Jewelers, Carl’s Pharmacy, and Aspen Emporium and Flying Circus.

It’s been an honor to see my novel around town, particularly at stores that don’t typically sell books. I feel blessed to live in a community where we support and root for one another.

For those who won’t be traveling to Aspen in the near future, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Target are carrying the book online.


Lost and Found in Aspen is Now Available for Pre-Order

lost and found in aspen available for preorder

Lost and Found in Aspen is available for pre-order.

It’s official. My debut novel, Lost and Found in Aspen, is entering the world on November 28, 2017. Writers often compare the publication of a book to the birth of a baby. It’s hard to believe that my manuscript is coming to life—in the physical form, no longer marinating in a file on my computer facing edit after edit. From an inspirational seed in my mind, the story grew into something tangible, written with love, perseverance, patience, and of course a little frustration sprinkled here and there.

Parenting requires similar attributes. As a mother of two teenaged children, I am doing my best to be supportive and guide them with my heart to ensure that one day they will be ready to leave our home as compassionate and self-sufficient adults. In a similar vein, my book has been baking in the oven for quite some time and is now eager to be fed to readers who are looking for a funny, emotional, and uplifting story about a young woman facing life’s roller-coaster ride.

Here’s a brief synopsis of the book: Read more