If this sounds familiar, you’re right. I published it back in May, but thought I’d re-post today. Libby’s story of how she spent the morning of September 11 is very nearly my story. Again, writing what I know. Continue reading Friday Field Trip: City Cafe’ & Bakery
The fictional Claire Jordan, was by no means a stellar high school student. But luckily, she realized she needed a way out of Carson City that held at least some promise. Continue reading Friday Field Trip : Cal-State University, Fullerton
Placentia is my hometown. Back in 1950 it was a small town with a population of about 1600. By the … Continue reading Friday Field Trip: Placentia, California
In my novel, Us, Now and Then, the fictional Libby McCormack gets her first teaching job at the very real … Continue reading Friday Field Trip: Edith W. Fritsch Elementary School
Bordewich Bray School sits in the heart of historic Carson City, near the old St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church … Continue reading Friday Field Trip: Bordewich Bray School
I have been fortunate to volunteer in my granddaughter, Olivia’s classroom since she started school. Every year, every teacher has … Continue reading My first author Q&A was with fourth graders. That still counts, right?
This column first appeared in The Nevada Appeal, February 19, 2003 while I was still working as a literacy specialist … Continue reading Reading, like riding a bike, takes practice