Category Archives: Public Safety Writers Association

SUPER BOWL SUNDAY 2017

Who is your favorite team for the 51st Super Bowl later today?  Personally, I don’t have a dog in this fight since my Denver Broncos are not involved, but I do have a favorite, though I’m not going to express … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 Super Bowl, Colorado, Jackie Taylor Zortman, professional football, Public Safety Writers Association, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

THE LAST BREATH?

On Friday night, January 6, 2017 at 6:15 PM, one of our carbon monoxide alarms suddenly went live.  It wouldn’t stop, even when I took it outside.  When the second one alarmed, I called 911 and the police and fire … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon Monoxide, Colorado, Fire Departments, Home safety, Jackie Taylor Zortman, Public Safety Writers Association | 10 Comments

WRITERS AND SUMMER

Apparently, my muse prefers to enjoy the outdoors and other adventures during the summer months and when it comes to writing,  I am rather at a loss for words (so to speak) during these busy days.  This is the time of … Continue reading

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BE A WRITER/AUTHOR, IT WILL BE FUN!

Personally, I have a suspicion that everybody secretly looks at published authors and thinks to themselves, “Big deal.  I could write a book, too.” You know what? They probably can because writing a book is comparatively easy. After your book is finished … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, blogs, books, Colorado, FOOTPRINTS IN THE FROST, Jackie Taylor Zortman, Oak Tree Press, Public Safety Writers Association, WE ARE DIFFERENT NOW, Writing | 6 Comments

AMACHE by Jackie Taylor Zortman

The air grew warmer and heavier as they descended from the high altitude of the mountains and entered the flatter terrain of eastern Colorado. After lunching in Canon City, she changed into a short sleeved tee and repacked the long … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Colorado, Jackie Taylor Zortman, Law enforcement, Public Safety Writers Association | 6 Comments

MY ELUSIVE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT

In spite of  loudly gusting wind outside and the fact that we certainly do not lack for snow (see above), my mind will not accept the fact it is  less than one week to Christmas Day.  The tree is up, presents are bought and wrapped and I finally … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Colorado, FOOTPRINTS IN THE FROST, Friendship, Jackie Taylor Zortman, Oak Tree Press, Public Safety Writers Association, snow, WE ARE DIFFERENT NOW | 12 Comments

NOPE, IT AIN’T ABOUT MONEY

The road from sitting down to write a book and finally holding it in your hot little hand is  long with lots of peaks and valleys to conquer.  My book was released on June 15th, but it took a long time to … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, blogs, Book, Dark Oak Mystery, FOOTPRINTS IN THE FROST, Jackie Taylor Zortman, Law enforcement, Oak Tree Press, Public Safety Writers Association, Writing | 11 Comments