Western Colorado Fruit & Wine: A Bountiful History. The History Press, 2015.

 Magazine & Newspaper:

(Assignments in progress to be added upon publication. Magazine page links to print page number)


  • “Suspended Belief,” Dust and Fire, 2010.
  • “Watershed,” Dust and Fire, 2010.
  • “Seventh Inning Stretch,” The Talking Stick: Volume 18, 2009.
  • “Transplant,” The Talking Stick: Volume 16, 2007.
  • “Butch, the Horse Who Believed in my Daughter,” Angel Horses with a Mission, New World Library, 2009.

 Miscellaneous Writing:

  • “What is Medical Home,” and “Implementing Early Education,” specials to the Yampa Valley Medical Center newsletter for physicians.
  • Wrote, edited, published, “Advocate Avenue,” a regional newsletter distributed (two times yearly) by Colorado school districts to over 700 families per issue.
  • “Learning from My Child,” Parent to Parent of Colorado newsletter.
  • Grant and proposal writing for non-profits.
  • Developed seven-week public awareness newspaper campaign on brain development.
  • Developed a county resource directory brochure for disability services.
  • Developed and Coordinated “The Advocate’s Toolbox” series for caregivers through Western Colorado Community College.


2nd Place award for “In Disguise,” (adapted excerpt from memoir in progress) in the Angel Horses with a Mission contest and publication in anthology by New World Library.

Honorable Mention for “The Newcomer,” in the Personal Essay category of the Writer’s Digest 1999 writing competition.

Honorable Mention for introduction to Normal: A Mythical Memoir, (memoir in progress) in the Flash Fiction category of the National League of American Pen Women, Nob Hill, Soul Making Competition.

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