My first love is writing fiction. That work can be found on other pages, but I have also published personal essays and non-fiction articles on various historic places and topics.
Some Works are published in various journals:
“Sallie” the story of a loyal dog who survived the Battle of Gettysburg and beloved to my great-grandfather’s 11th PA. Published in Loyalties, an anthology of pieces reflecting on loyalty in Snow Falling on Cedars.
“The Finding of the City of Whatcom,” rare view of my town from 1858 I discovered, published in The Journal of the Whatcom County Historical Society
Numerous excerpts and poems are published in Clover: A Literary Rag
*Poems: “Eulogy,” Names
*Excerpts: In the Sanctuary of Hell (Thatch’s War), Timber Rose, The Jossing Affair, Dance Card (Mist-shi-mus)
*Some of my personal essays are published in the wonderful Cup of Comfort series and won honors.
“Putting Things Away” CUP OF COMFORT FOR GRIEVING HEARTS was shortlisted at SIWC in 2008.
“Technicolor Dreams” CUP OF COMFORT FOR WOMEN
“Sons and Streams” CUP OF COMFORT FOR MOTHERS & SONS