Sharing what prompts me to create the individuals in my books and the stories that unfold in their lives.
A riding friend comes for a vacation and ends up giving me intensive dressage instruction!
Twelve years ago, when the horse barn on our Maryland property was ready and our three horses had moved in,… Read more A Very Special Barn Kitty
The positive effect Dr. Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos are having on the youth of today,… Read more Can Jordan Peterson Be a Good Example to Catholics? Bishop Barron Helps Me Decide
A country dog moves to The Big City.
Here are a couple of photos of Gabriel, aka Little Gabe, after arriving in his new home: Being welcomed by… Read more Update on Gabriel
Great news! The 15 hand Quarter Horse gelding we call Little Gabe (because I have another Gabe at home –… Read more Gabriel Has Been Adopted!
I thought you might like an update on Noah, the skinny Thoroughbred gelding I fostered for a while from Freedom… Read more Noah’s New Life
Father Michael’s brother-in-law has an impossible house guest – Justin, an army veteran suffering from PTSD – and the man… Read more The Story of a Wounded Horse & His Soldier
My character Jack Harper goes swimming with his horse, but I had never done it myself until last weekend. It… Read more Emulating Jack Harper: Swimming with my Horse
In February my husband’s sweet gelding succumbed to cancer and had to be put down. We cried for hours: Callow… Read more How the Soft Eyes of a Rescued Horse Ignited a Book