Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

While scouring through hundreds of articles and squinting to read 150 -year–old newspaper accounts like those above, I found the most profound and concise information in an obscure document written by doctorate student, Hyejung Grace Kong, in Seoul, Korea. Below...
New Orleans- Our Fascinating World

New Orleans- Our Fascinating World

I love history! That’s one of the reasons I love living in New Orleans so much. My most recent book is set here. The first one I wrote was a Biblical fiction set in 49AD. I had to imagine what the ancient cities of Athens and Ephesus looked like two thousand years...
The Tricky Task of Diagnosing Lyme-My Journey

The Tricky Task of Diagnosing Lyme-My Journey

On a summer day in 1998, I had no idea my life would change dramatically by something as small as a pin head.  That night while I was taking a bath, I noticed a tiny brown tick on my stomach. We lived in North Louisiana on acreage. Our Sheltie romped in the...
Lyme-the Second Time; One Woman’s Journey

Lyme-the Second Time; One Woman’s Journey

Well, my late-stage or chronic Lyme is back. Two weeks ago I had another chest port placed. I am again on IV antibiotics and expect to be for the next six months to a year. Because Lyme is now at epidemic proportions here in the South (it was first only in the...