the one person who completes you, and then life conspires against you? How do
you set your grief and anguish aside? How do you pick up the shattered pieces,
put those pieces back together again, and try to move on?
playground the first day of third grade when Tripp tried to rescue Katie from
Zack, her twin brother. A lifelong friendship that later blossomed into love
began that day.
ability to repair, Katie boxes her grief up and attempts to raise her three
girls the best she can on her own. As time slowly passes, Katie relives her
times with Tripp while struggling most days to even get out of bed. She is
reminded of him at every turn.
and was Tripp’s best friend. Having lost his own love, he dedicates himself to
helping Katie put her life back together. Throw in a mother-in-law who torments
at every turn and poor Katie can’t even find a chance to breathe, much less a
desire to somehow search for tomorrow.
I am a PK. If you know what that means, then you
know what that means.2.
I have always wanted to be a red head with long,
beautiful corkscrew curls.3.
No matter what I’m doing, I would rather be
outside, day or night, hot or cold, rain or shine.4.
I was awarded two separate scholarships when I
graduated high school. One was a teaching fellowship and the other was for
I love to cook, almost as much as I like to eat.
I spent a couple of years as a private cook for a local family and loved every
minute of it
What is your writing environment?
office in my pantry! If need be, I can shut the door and cut off part of the
noise. I hope to have a more permanent space soon.
whom much is given, much is required.
Anne, and my two sisters are Rebekah Elizabeth and Sarah Margaret. My husband
is Channing, and my son is Zachary. One of my daughters is Elizabeth, and I
still have to work my daughter Brittany into the book. Highlands is my most
favorite place in the world to go when my soul need refreshing. Last, but not
least, I actually had a great-grandma Tiddy!
bank that I worked in. I was on all fours under a Christmas tree tightening the
screws in the base. What can I say? Baby got back!
trip I take with Hubs is romantic. One of his favorite things to do is to whisk
me away to wine and dine me.
how I feel about my grandson Grayson!
Katie loves flip flops, chocolate, sweet tea and dirt between her toes. As far back as she can remember, she’s had a book in her hand. Reading has carried her to places she will never go. It has introduced her to people that she will never meet. When life is great and when it is rough, she’s always been able to find a book to carry her through. She finally decided to write down some of the stories in her head (yes, be scared) and heart after dawdling around and wasting years dreaming. She hopes you enjoy reading those stories as much as she loves writing them!