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Today in Colorado

Today in Colorado a very sick person did a  terrible thing that defies the essence of humanity.  This summer in Colorado, fires ran wild through miles and miles of forest and homes.  At this moment in Colorado, I remember two summers passed in Galveston.  I stood on a beach and stared down a broken pier at two towering mermaids cast in concrete on the end of a large hotel.  Well, one and a half mermaids, as both rose out of the ocean, but one was ripped in half, like a… Read more Today in Colorado

Why May 12 Matters so Much to Me

I just got home from the Barnes and Noble where I’ll be doing a reading/signing on May 12 (Mother’s Day Weekend).  This will be my fifth event around Heart Warriors since April 13, but in a way it is the most important to me.  Don’t get me wrong that awesome 80+ person crowd of old and dear friends on my birthday was AWESOME. The April 20 reading in Aurora was AMAZING. The Bookworm was such a funky, fun store, and the Grand Junction event was moving.  But this. . . this… Read more Why May 12 Matters so Much to Me