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
Libby especially liked the Cobblestone Muffins (carrots, raisins, and walnuts) for breakfast, acknowledging that they were not figure-friendly in the slightest. Once a week wouldn’t hurt, right? Continue reading Friday Field Trip: City Cafe’ & Bakery
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
I first bought the Kindle edition after it was recommended at a writing workshop. However, about halfway through all his … Continue reading Dreyer’s full of humor and style
The Salvation of San Juan Cajon Last month at my 50th high school reunion, I chatted with a Michael G. … Continue reading Book Report: A hero with a passion for public service
Three weeks ago, I attended my fiftieth high school reunion and it was amazing. Simply amazing. Amazing that it’s been … Continue reading We are always the same age inside