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“Lonesome Mountain” book signing January 13, 2018. 1:00 pm at the Ojai Library

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I will be presenting my newest novel “Lonesome Mountain” at a book signing and reading at the Ojai Library on Saturday, January 13th at 1:00 pm.  I’d love to see you there as I read from the book and share … Continue reading

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Yosemite Camping Trip

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After spending the last two years writing my Yosemite novel, what a joy it was to camp in Yosemite with my daughter Kim and two grandchildren, Danika and Cody, just after my novel was published.  This is the fourth generation of … Continue reading

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Smokey Bear Loves Yosemite

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I got a chance to visit with Smokey Bear at my book signing.  He’s so pleased with how the bears are handled in Yosemite.  Problem bears are numbered, and fitted with a special radio collar which alerts rangers should one visit … Continue reading

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Yosemite Book Signing Blast

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What a blast I had at my Wheeler Gorge book signing! I met lots of great people, from zoo employees to snake handlers, to conservationists.  Smokey the Bear made an appearance, as did a herd of back-packing goats.  My great-grandson Owen tried … Continue reading

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Yosemite Novel Book Signing on Saturday May 10th

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Don’t miss my first book signing for my newly released novel, “Yosemite—One last Golden Summer,” on May 10th from 10:00-2:00 at the Wheeler Gorge Visitor’s Center’s 10th Anniversary Celebration. The mountain setting of Wheeler Gorge is a good fit for the launch … Continue reading

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Yosemite book features Julia Parker

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The “Where the Redbud Grows” chapter of my Yosemite novel highlights the intricate Indian basketry of Julia Parker and the warmth and patience with which she passes on the legacy of basket weaving.  Julia spends many hours in the Yosemite … Continue reading

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Yosemite Novel Book Signing

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Hot off the presses!!!  My newest novel “Yosemite—One Last Golden Summer” is now available both as a paperback or eBook.  After two years of research and writing, it’s exciting to have this novel, where Yosemite itself is the main character, … Continue reading

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Yosemite Novel Coming Soon

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Yosemite—One Last Golden Summer is due out in early 2014! Read below for a small preview. Colby was born and raised in Yosemite. Desperate for healing, he returns to the “granite womb” as a park ranger. The summer is both … Continue reading

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