My latest short story, dedicated to my own grand-father. Pour toi, Henri. The young man in full uniform staring at me from the black and white photo is handsome. I have turned the pages of this family album dozens of times. I have looked at those photos again and again but have never really thought … More The War Between Us
Recently, I was honored to be invited to the Second Annual Fundraising Book Signing for the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, in New York. We were six authors, presenting our book and reading excerpts, signing copies and meeting readers. All proceeds will go to help a maternity care in Senegal and a day care center … More The Joy of Giving Back
My husband and I were having dinner with friends recently and the topic of ageing parents, senior homes, and what to do with family heirloom came up. I’ve always been quick to toss things, sometimes to my regret, but I have recently realized how valuable family documents and letters can be. In 2017, a few … More This Is Why Family Heritage Is So Valuable
A few days ago, I was browsing my local bookstore when the title and cover photo of this book got my attention. The Charm Bracelet by Viola Shipman is the story of a charm bracelet passed down from generation to generation; a story of love, forgiveness, memory and memories. I have a charm bracelet too. … More And This Is Why Charms Are Such An Amazing Gift…
I am happy to announce I have been invited to a fundraising event, in Manhattan, in June. Stay tuned!