January 17, 2018

I’m Back!

My world was turned upside down in the last year or so when I returned from a trip to Australia and separated from my husband. Subsequently, […]
July 21, 2016


I’ve been out of touch lately. First, I went on a trip to New York City with my daughter who was turning forty and wanted to […]
July 21, 2016

What’s New? Book Covers.

One of the things writers worry about all the time, besides book content, is what the finished product will look like. I went to a meeting […]
July 21, 2016

Cuba-first experience

I arrived in Cuba around 3:30 est yesterday, Interjet running late due to the air traffic in Mexico City. Everyone disembarks on the Tarmac , but […]
July 21, 2016

Friday in Havana, Cuba

Our last day in Havana (at the beginning of the trip) turned out to be the best. Not only did we meet with UNEAC writers, hear […]
July 21, 2016

Cienfuegos, Cuba

Saturday, we left Habana and headed for Cienfuegos, situated on a peninsula. We had the same bus driver the whole trip. His name was Candido. Candy […]
July 21, 2016

Last Full Day in Cuba

On our last full day in Cuba, we traveled to a town called Matanzas City.Down on the town square, we visited Vigia Publishing House, a place […]
July 21, 2016

Cuban Statuary and Art

This was in Old Havana. The police officer-looking man jumped into my picture and afterward held out his hand, wanting me to give him 5 CUCs […]
July 21, 2016

The Other Side of Mexico

When I was on my first international return trip through the Mexico City airport, I didn’t know my way around very well and was afraid I’d […]
July 21, 2016

Cinnamon Rolls at The Buccaneer

Stephen F. Austin, Jr. High, now Austin Middle School When I was in middle school (what we called junior high school back in the dark ages), […]