Author's note about the novel How Far

Authors Note about the Novel How Far

These were the questions I thought about as I began writing How Far. I wanted to show one man’s dilemma in balancing his need to protect his daughter against his duty to obey the law, and to depict his struggle in an overloaded system where there are no second chances for the innocent victims.

Signs that you're an author, you know you're an author if

Signs that You’re an Author (You Know You’re an Author When)

Are you one of those crazy authors? These signs that you’re an author are a surefire way to find out. You know your an author when . . .

Fiance visa journey

To the US from Mozambique, Fiance Visa Journey

My son’s up and down journey to bring his fiancée to the United States on a fiance visa.

All I want for Christmas

My Merry Christmas Book Memes

It’s time for some fun Christmas memes. Some of these are book memes and some are just fun. Merry Christmas!

Lisbon shows how to do cartwheels

How to do a Cartwheel (from Lisbon)

Lisbon is super excited to show off her new talent!

Liana's Bacon Mash, Recipe Even Kids Will Love

Liana’s Bacon Mash, Recipe Even Kids Will Love

Here is a bacon mash recipe even kids will love. In fact, it’s one of my kids favorite meals. All seven of them will eat it and most really love it. Score for me!

People paste, an herbal poultice for cuts and other wounds

People Paste, an Herbal Poultice for Bruises, Cuts, and Infections

People Paste is a recipe for an herbal poultice to heal cuts and other wounds. Now here is the recipe for you and your family. 

I've been climbing boulders

I’ve Been Climbing Boulders

I’ve been climbing boulders. Physically AND mentally. What are some of your boulders?

Taking children horseback riding

Taking Children Horseback Riding for Spring Break

After talking to the girls, we took off the next day for warmer pastures. We ended up in St. George, Utah near Zion National Park but did we go hiking? No, we rode horses.

My 3 Favorite Healthy, Energy-boosting Meals

My 3 Favorite Healthy, Energy-boosting Meals

We all have foods we love and tend to gravitate to, and I’m no different. Today, I’m sharing with you my 3 favorite healthy, energy-boosting meals that are also fast and filling.