Author Archives: stanfordnl


Patience is that elusive fairy that taunts us by flying in and out of our reach as IT sees fit with no concern for our needs. It is necessary in our lives to develop and nurture patience because we will … Continue reading

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Coping is one of the most difficult things we do and yet we do it every moment of every day. I have had the challenge of coping with major events many times in my life. Because of that, I was … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

Four days ago, I reached a life long dream.  I had a book signing for MY book.  I wrote it.  It is published.  Those things are part of my dream, but the ultimate thing I always imagined was being able … Continue reading

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It’s About to be Out There!

One week from today, August 3rd, I will hold my first book signing! All my life I have dreamed of doing this. I have dreamed of a story I wrote being out there and available for others to read. I … Continue reading

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Published AT LAST!

Book One of my series, Letters to Sarah, has been published at last!!  It is available NOW on, Barnes & Noble and can be ordered through your favorite book store. In Letters to Sarah, you will meet Mary Addison. … Continue reading

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I Think of You and I Wonder

I think of you each morning when I wake. I wonder what you would be doing, were you here. I think of you as I begin my day. I wonder how you would spend your day. I think of you … Continue reading

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More of the Same

It was a shock when things changed, but then it always feels that way. Especially when that change creeps up and takes you completely by surprise. This time, the change had been skulking on the edges for years until, finally, … Continue reading

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