Category Archives: accidents

THE END IS NEAR

Yes, it’s true and I thought it would never be here. Like many prisoners, I am actually crossing the days off on the tiny calendar that sits in front of my computer monitor. Will my husband get to return to … Continue reading

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BROKEN WING, OIL RIGS AND BOOKS

Spring cleaning meant we got into the closets and really cleaned them out, hauled stuff to the thrift store and filled trash cans to the top.  And then, to fetch just one last bag on a top shelf, my husband … Continue reading

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PETE’S RAINBOWS

On December 30, 1988 my oldest grandchild, Pete, was born to my daughter on my son’s 25th birthday. He was beautiful both inside and out from that moment until he died tragically on his mother’s 49th birthday on July 5, … Continue reading

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THE LOST IS FOUND!

Have you ever lost something and looked and looked for it to no avail, then later to find it in the exact place you looked more than once?  My friend, Olivia, blames that sort of thing on “the borrowers” whom … Continue reading

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LOVING LIVING IN THE MOUNTAINS

What a glorious day April has brought for us to enjoy in the warmth and sunshine of spring!  Living at an altitude of 8000 feet in the southwestern Colorado mountains, winters can be long.  Quite often, we see only snow … Continue reading

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ALL ABOUT MY TWO BOOKS

This book won the First Place Award for Fiction Book Non-Published in the 2014 PSWA Writing Competition in Las Vegas and was published in June 2015. “Footprints in the Frost”  introduces homicide detective, Max Richards, and involves his life  both … Continue reading

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The first chapter of my book “We Are Different Now”.

For those of you who wish to read it, I am posting the first chapter of my book “We Are Different Now.”  It can be purchased at http://www.bn.com, http://www.amazon.com, and http://www.shopOTPbooks.com or any Barnes & Noble store (may have to … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, Book, books, Colorado, elderly readers, grief, Jackie Taylor Zortman, Oak Tree Press, Promo, spirituality. writing, Uncategorized, WE ARE DIFFERENT NOW, young readers | 8 Comments