Category Archives: New Jersey

The Back Story

Heaven Shining Through continues to make its mark. In the past few days, I have heard the comments, “That was my story”, “I shared it with the kids {skipping over just one part} and it opened up some interesting conversations … Continue reading

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In Review

I’m finally getting my bearings after a whirlwind trip to upstate New York promoting my book Heaven Shining Through, and making presentations to the library here in Dover-Foxcroft, ME, and the five libraries in Seneca County, NY. And it was … Continue reading

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Lights! Action! Camera!

I think I’m ready. No, let me re-phrase that. I’m about as ready as I am going to be for the book launch of Heaven Shining Through. Details at the venue have been secured. Scripts by my lead-in and myself … Continue reading

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Heaven IS Shining Through

“Congratulations! …┬áNow that you have approved all three files (front cover, back cover, and interior text), your files will be finalized for the printer.” Those were the words in my inbox this morning … which means — my novella, Heaven … Continue reading

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Nine Days

It’s been an interesting week and a half to say the least. The trip back to New York was, of course, centered around a doctor’s appointment sandwiched around a babysitting gig for my grandchildren in Massachusetts and extended for a … Continue reading

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32,544 Miles

32,544 miles. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, that’s how many miles I drove inspection to inspection last year. 32,544 miles. Whaaat? That’s insane! How many normal non-professional drivers log 32,544 miles in a year. Wait a minute. I’m … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Road

Those who follow my blog know I love driving. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the Interstate or back roads … city or country … with a destination in mind or going on a serendipitous journey. Over the years, I’ve had … Continue reading

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