Runaway Blues – First Chapter

Chapter One   Only two weeks of summer vacation sat between me and middle school when I leaped from my bike, set it against the post, and breezed through the doors of Autumn Springs Assisted Care Center. I found Miss Cheryl at the front desk, lovely as ever in pink, her sandy blonde hair wrapped... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday to… My Book!

We interrupt our regularly scheduled posts for... Justice in a Bottle - Out Now!   Today is a day I've been dreaming of for years. My book has gone out to the world. Kirkus Reviews calls it,  “A timely, well-executed story of a teen journalist’s determination to uncover the truth.“ I'm calling it...published! Here's the... Continue Reading →

The Dinner Debates

We slid into Dad’s truck, continuing the strangest evening of my twelve-year-old life. Mom scooted past the plans and papers to the middle seat and wiped at her skirt, fussing about all the red dirt and dust. As for me, I’d managed to pass under her radar in a semi-wrinkled collared shirt and a pair of jeans that... Continue Reading →

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