Books and Events


Curious about growing up in the late 40s and early 50s? Take a peek at one child’s growing up years…mine. You may purchase the 145-page book through this website link.

NEWEST NOVEL RELEASE: Tasman – An Innocent Convict’s Struggle for Freedom

This award-winning historical fiction adventure story is available for purchase through this website link


2019 Events/Presentations

March – Book Club evening with Friends, Mountlake Terrace

*Watch for additional events and presentations and the chance to chat, comment, and connect


oil painting smThe complete ballet trilogy!

84 Ribbons

When the Music Stops- Dance On    

Letters to Follow-A Dancer’s Adventure

Remember, you may still schedule an Evening with the Author via Skype Event or in person. I‘ll share fun activities, special prizes and surprises.

Completed Book Events:

Neverending BookStore in Edmonds/Lynnwood           

Book Club Talk, Lynnwood

Chateau Pacific Retirement Center in Renton

Lakewood Film, Art and Book Fest – Clover Park Technical College

Puyallup Library Book Fest

Longview-Kelso High School Writing Presentation

University of Washington Bookstore at Mill Creek

Third Place Books 7-8 PM at Lake Forest Park

Young Adult Author Interview Online

Tune in weekly to listen to interviews:

Edmonds Bookshop 5-8 PM during the Edmonds Art Walk

EPIC Writers Group Presentation 11-12 AM

Chateau Pacific Retirement Community, Mukilteo, WA

Book clubs and online chats

(During my book events we talk about the characters, I read a bit and answer guest questions. I also bring along surprises for attendees. Schedule your time with me by calling 425-420-5161.)

 Remember to dance like there is no tomorrow!

Other Writing News

Educating America materials:

I will gladly meet with interested educators, parent groups, volunteers, and childcare organizations to share ideas from my materials that will assist them in providing support for studentsand families. The following books are available through your favorite bookstore or order them online from this website,

          Educating America: 101 Strategies for Adult Assistants in K-8 Classrooms

          Educating America Desktop Flipbook

Other educational materials are only available through my website

           Educating America Workbook: Getting Started: A Teacher’s Planning Guide for Including Adult Assistants

          Volunteer Tool Pouches     

And, remember…

Sonnets for Ambrosia, the 100-year old love poems written by my grandfather and compiled by me is available through this website or by visiting Third Place Books. I will gladly meet with groups to share the poems and discuss the poet.