We gave this book to our granddaughter for her third birthday and she is enthralled. Reportedly, her parents have read it to her 30 times since May 19th! Filled with vibrant colors and rollicking adventure, this book captures the beauty of the Maine coast. That is not a surprise. Chris Van Dusen lives in a … Read moreDown to the Sea with Mr. Magee!
Birdwatchers will instantly recognize this as a bird call. Yes, birdwatchers, you guessed it. This is the call of the chestnut-sided warbler. Ornithologists also identify the call as something like please, please to meetcha. My husband got a close look at the warbler while using our water closet. He saw the energetic bird hopping from … Read moreI wish to see Miss Beecher…
My latest book is now available on Amazon. The book Martyrs is about the courageous Jesuit priest Father Sebastian Rale who lived among the Wabanaki people of Maine almost three hundred years ago. It is a story of faith, courage and enduring friendship. This is book two in the Brave Hearts series that brings real … Read moreGood News!
Over the past year, one of my sisters -a person with advanced skills in genealogy-discovered that John Adams is our fourth cousin, four times removed. That sounds like a distant relation, but our family and the Adams’ clan trace back to John and Priscilla Alden of Mayflower fame. Ironically, we grew up in Quincy, not … Read moreA visit with cousin John Adams
…is now in production as an audiobook. I listened to the first 20 minutes and it actually brought tears to my eyes. Benjamin Stanton, the narrator, really makes the characters and the story come alive. Although set in Nazi Germany, it is contemporary as we, too, live in dangerous times when the culture of death … Read morePerilous Days…
God can save the sinner you are…but not the saint you pretend to be. Anthony Bloom
Heavenly Hosts:Eucharistic Miracles for Kids is a #1 bestseller on Amazon in the category of Roman Catholic books! It was definitely powered by the Holy Spirit. I did no advertising. Thanks to all for the support! p.s. It does make a great First Communion book. Check out the second edition. It has two additional stories, … Read moreWow- a #1 best seller on Amazon!
Turin , Italy – 1898. Excitement was in the air as Secondo Pia set up his photographic equipment to take what was to become one of the most famous photographs in history. Big preparations were underway for the 400th anniversary celebration of Turin Cathedral. Pia, an amateur photographer and lawyer, was given permission by King Umberto … Read moreWho is this Mysterious Man?
Nine months in the making and now my next book Martyrs is almost ready to be sent to the publisher! Martyrs is the gripping story of Father Sebastian Rale- a courageous Jesuit who lived among the Wabanaki people of Maine for thirty years. He was killed in a massacre by British soldiers in August 1724. … Read moreA Martyr from Maine?
One hundred years ago on this day – St. Francisco Marto- died at the age of ten years old. Francisco was one of the three famous visionaries of Fatima, Portugal. In 1917, his younger sister Jacinta and older cousin Lucia witnessed extraordinary visions of the Blessed Mother. Six times The Lady appeared to them during … Read moreThe Little Saint