Autobiography of a Face; The Shape of My Heart

In 2010, when I was writing Heart Warriors, I read Lucy Grealy’s book Autobiography of a Face.  I read it after first reading Ann Patchett’s tragic book Truth & Beauty,written about Grealy.  Honestly, the good versus  mediocre memoirs I’ve read are fairly equal with a few being downright bad.  These two books, however, were incredibly … More Autobiography of a Face; The Shape of My Heart

Politicians, Doctors, and Nurses: All in the Same Day!

Politicians: I took the day off work today to attend an advocacy training at The Children’s Hospital Colorado (they are awesome)! and learned all about how congress people have to balance the party, the constituents, and the politics of decision making.  While it didn’t make me all that  sympathetic to politicians, it did make me … More Politicians, Doctors, and Nurses: All in the Same Day!

Thank You Readers

Tonight I read a post on Facebook by a woman who is having difficulty finding her empathy after seeing her child through heart surgery.  Oh, I wrote a book about that – literally.  But this is not about me, this is about my readers.  I will not call you “fans” because I don’t deserve fans.  … More Thank You Readers