My Favorite Things

An Ever Expanding List of People, Places, and Things I like.

Francine Locke, Actress/Filmmaker

Francine Locke, Actress/Filmmaker

You might know Francine Locke from her television role as Sandra Barkley (Avery’s mom) on Nashville, or on The Dream Factory, Necessary Roughness, The Originals, or The Passage. Perhaps you’ve seen her on the big screen in such feature...

WinShape Camps

WinShape Camps

Who am I? Why am I here? What am I supposed to do? Since 2013, I have been honored to be part of the writing team for WinShape Camps, where I write the curriculum for Junior Girls. Each year the camps have an over-arching theme; in the past we have explored a ship, a...

Tracy H. Sugg, Sculptor

Tracy H. Sugg, Sculptor

Tracy H. Sugg, Sculptor I was honored to have Tracy H. Sugg create the beautiful artwork for my book, Illuminations. From shows in the nation's capital to solo shows in New York City, Tracy's sculpture is garnering increased attention in the art world.  With an...

All Roads Lead To


With an Italian heritage, and a love of the ancient world, a trip to Rome was definitely on my bucket list. Imagine our surprise with our children surprised us with the trip of a lifetime to the Eternal City!

St. Peter’s Basilica, The Trevi Fountain, The Catacombs, The Vatican Museums, The Colosseum, The Pantheon, Michelangelo, Bernini, Raphael, Caravaccio. Side trips to Florence and Pompeii, and a trip to Rome’s Hard Rock Cafe. Definitely the trip of a lifetime! 

If you have the chance to go, take it! 


My Publisher

WordCrafts Press

WordCrafts Theatrical Press

WordCrafts Press & WordCrafts Theatrical Press are small, independent publishing companies. Founded by authors & playwrights, we understand the challenges of publishing in a rapidly changing world. We publish both fiction, non-fiction and stage plays.

We invite you to take a break from the daily grind, turn off the television, brew up a cup of hot tea, open a book and read for a while. Who knows, you might find a whole new world to explore.