Category Archives: Nature

Pulitzers, Trees, Winter, and Books

Although my book has been selling well, it apparently does not hold a candle to Gilbert King’s Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, The Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America. King’s book won the 2013 nonfiction Pulitzer … Continue reading

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I caught sunrise

With my husband out of town, I’ve been busy working on finishing two manuscripts. This has meant that I have been working undisturbed, between posting comments on Facebook and Twitter, until the moon has travelled far across the dark sky. … Continue reading

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9 Day Solo Winter Wonderland Adventure

The sun is rising over a very calm Lake Huron. Today begins, not only a new year, but a new adventure and challenge for me. For the next nine days I’m home solo. This is the longest I’ll have been … Continue reading

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A Tale of Hunting a Christmas Tree

A couple of weeks ago while talking with Dad on the phone, he told me that they had gotten their Christmas tree a couple of days earlier. “It wasn’t as easy as you are able to do,” he said. “You … Continue reading

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Time to listen up – it’s finally being aired!

(Yes I posted this before but the show never aired so ) I’m excited to let you know that I will be on Interlochen Public Radio’s program Points North on Friday November 9th from 9 to 10 AM ET discussing … Continue reading

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