It’s a New Website!

You may (or may not!) have noticed that my posts have been a bit off lately. The result of a website overhaul and launch! We’re still ironing out a few final kinks, but it’s largely done and ready to knock folks’ socks off the way it has mine!...

Booklist Starred Review!

Have I mentioned that the hero of my new story is deaf? Loyal Raines is a 13-year-old growing up in 1930s Beverly, WV. And he’s deaf. He attends the WV School for the Deaf and uses sign language but I’m betting there wouldn’t have been too many...

Monday Meanderings – My Two Cents

I’m so weary of all the controversy in the world right now. People have so many opinions and strong feelings about just about everything. And we’re all so doggone determined to get our two cents in. Well here are mine: The flowers sure have been pretty...

The Valley of the Shadow

My Bible study group recently discussed the power of memorizing scripture and then meditating on it. I decided to give it a try and made big plans to memorize something really great–Romans 12, say. So, after a week or two, Thistle and I were walking in the woods...