We are so pleased to announce that Stories of Elders | The Documentary has been accepted selected a finalist at the First Time Filmmaker Showcase hosted by Lift-Off Film Festival for 2020!  This is a huge success after a wonderful 2019 focused on book tours and book award nominations.  We’re excited for the documentary to shine! […]

Networking has been the cornerstone of this work.  It’s how I found the elders to interview, the funding for the research, and build a book tour in 2019.  In April 2019, my network expanded internationally at the Women Economic Forum in Dehli, India.  This was critical to another trip in November, 2019, where I was […]

What an amazing day.  I am still reeling from the love, excitement, and gratitude received by all of you. On September 30, 2018, I hosted a Release Party for my book, Stories of Elders, in Downtown Grand Rapids.  I was honored to host eight of the elders whom I interviewed in the book at the […]

I can honestly say that recording an audiobook does not come naturally to me.  However, I am honored and extremely blessed to have the support of Dan Salas of Vida Recording Studio and Video Productions.  He is so good natured that it almost doesn’t feel like work! We are approximately halfway through the recording process.  […]

I’m proud to report that in September 2017 I signed a contract with Identity Publications.  They are a publisher out of San Diego and specialize in unique non-fiction, just like this book.  We are on track to publish the hard cover, soft cover, audio book, and eBook in mid-to-late 2018.  Stay tuned!!!