5 Things I Won’t Do To Sell Books


    Now I’m an “author”, or so I’m told. Time to sell books, get the word out and make money. Not as easy as it sounds. There are millions of books out there, many with powerful publishing houses behind them and many more coming out daily. The competition is steep. If you want to […]

Win Walker Edison Furniture – 3 Items to Choose From!

Spring has sprung and guess what time it is? Time for new furniture! One lucky winner can choose from the following: Essential 58″ Wood TV Console – Espresso Features: – Stylish, contemporary design – Rich, textured finish – High-grade MDF and durable laminate – Solid and sturdy stand supports 250 lbs. – Accommodates most flat-panel […]

There is More to Police Week Than Mourning

Police Week

    While survivors were learning to live with their grief at the Hilton hosting the survivors, fourteen miles away there was an entirely different dynamic. Although it was a solemn week, Police Week was established not only to recognize the men and women who have died in the line of duty but also to […]

Meanwhile at Police Week, People are Grieving


When I arrived in Washington, DC for Police Week, I expected the airport to be full of police officers and that the crowds would part in appreciation of them. Actually, I’m not sure what I expected; I just hoped I would feel it the minute I disembarked. Instead, people were going about their business as […]

A Bullet Found My Husband Today

Officer Down

  As I watched the news of more officers down, I wondered what I would say if it were my family. THIS is what I would say….   He was an ordinary man. He loved his family, his garden and his dogs. He was supposed to be with us for a much longer time. Late […]

Hearts Beneath the Badge Book Giveaway


  I’m giving away 2 paperback copies of my book just for the heck of it!!   Enter below and tell your friends!   Don’t know about my book? Shameful! Find out!   www.heartsbeneaththebadge.com The Foreword The Preface Buy it!     a Rafflecopter giveaway

What I’ve Learned About Hashtags, Trends, Books and Blogs

  Initially, blogging seemed like a lot of work – coming up with something to write, wondering if people would read, studying SEO optimization and joining share groups. It was time-consuming and I often felt that I wasn’t doing what I wanted. Eventually, I started writing about families who were coping with extraordinary circumstances and […]