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Memes Matter, #1

I’m launching a series of memes as conversation starters on social media (namely, Facebook and Twitter) with messages that are relevant to the subject matter of my memoir this month, which marks the one-year anniversary of my book’s release. It’s … Continue reading

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Podcast Adventure

I’m delighted to introduce you to the “In The Ladies’ Room with Dr. Donnica” podcast series, hosted by Dr. Donnica Moore. She dares to explore a wide range of topics related to women’s health and all things personal with an … Continue reading

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Celebrating Diversity

I recently crossed paths with this splendid picture book written by Gayle E. Pitman, illustrated by Laure Fournier, and published by Albert Whitman & Company (May 2018). Available at your local bookstore or via amazon. With its eye-catching artwork and … Continue reading

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I Love Book Groups!

  Walking into a room full of people who have already read my book and want to talk about their reading experience is pure bliss! Here are some proposed discussion questions to start a lively conversation: What are three adjectives … Continue reading

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Lonely as a Cloud?

Yes, I bring my book along wherever I go! I give thanks for the words of this classic poem by William Wordsworth: “I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once … Continue reading

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Books Are My Friends

My book sitting pretty on the New Nonfiction shelf at Warren Library, Warren, NJ Books Are My Friends “We cherish books even if unread; their mere presence exudes comfort, their ready access, reassurance.”—Alfred Edward Newton I surround myself with books —some … Continue reading

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On the Radio

I’m delighted to share some good news: I was the featured guest on the hour-long Mental Health Matters, a local program co-hosted by Tracy Ecclesine Ivie and Larry Cartwright on Monday, March 5, 2018. Grab your favorite beverage and relax … Continue reading

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