Columbine, by Dave Cullen

I am exactly one year older than Dylan Klebold. Exactly. Ironic that on our twenty-first birthday foreign terrorists made homemade bombs by flying planes into buildings. At one time, two years before, Dylan would be credited with that idea. It would be the first of many myths circulating about the attacks. I’ve always been fascinated […]

Posted at 3:00 pm on June 15, 2010 | 4 comments | Filed Under: book reports | Continue reading

The Sparrow, by Mary Doria Russell

I read this book in college. I guess I should rephrase that – I read part of this book in college (sorry Diane Mowrey!) in a class called “The Problem of Evil”…this was one of the most profound classes I took in four years at Queens; it challenged me to look very skeptically at my […]

Posted at 1:58 am on June 1, 2010 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: book reports | Continue reading


I am a Southern writer looking for publication of my poems, short stories, novels.  I have a MFA in Creative Non Fiction Writing.  I enjoy writing about my family (despite the fact that I am often in trouble as a result of my words) as well as the immediate life experiences I am engaged in.

I am a wife, mother, and teacher.

I am a believer and a cynic.