Good Kids On The Block


I haven't watched the 6pm news in years.  There, I said it.  Judge away. The evening news is full of murder, crime, abuse, robberies, scandal, politics...and that's just the first ten minutes.  I respect that this is what the news is for, their job, it's necessary to know, etc.  However, it's … [Continue reading]

Family 411 with Sheila Gray: Spotlight on Something Different Books


Sheila Gray, a Cincinnati based News Reporter, did an amazing job putting together a story that truly highlights the Something Different Books message.  I am truly grateful for her time and interest in bringing Something Different Books to the attention of over 60 channels. To see the story, … [Continue reading]

A May Full of Events!


So far, May has come in like a Lion - and gratefully so! On Monday, May 5th, I had the opportunity to talk to Sheila Gray about "There's … [Continue reading]

JEC Book Drive Success!

For one week, we asked people to help bring copies of "There's Something Different About My Hair" to the Jimmy Everest Center in Oklahoma.  This is … [Continue reading]

Reaching new faces!

Rheann, Ainsley, and Riley all battling forms of Cancer and treated at the Jimmy Everest Center in Oklahoma.  We raised money for each girl and over 5 countries came together to send 60 books to other children at the JEC!

Recently, I learned about three sweet girls from Oklahoma who are all fighting different types of cancer.  They were all asked to take part in a … [Continue reading]

Great times with Kilgour Elementary, UC Magazine, and WGRR!

Janeen Coyle from WGRR with my book, and I'm hold her book!

Over the last two weeks, I have had the opportunity to spend a few days talking with great people about There's Something Different About My … [Continue reading]

Something Different Spotlight: Chase Givens

Meet Chase!

There's something different about Chase, that's for sure! With adorable dimples and charming humor, this 4 year old has a personality that is truly … [Continue reading]

Lesson from Lauren


This weekend, I had the pleasure of being included in an event to raise money for "Love 4 Lauren."  This foundation was set up in memory of Lauren, an … [Continue reading]

Raising money for Parker, one book at a time!

Parker, 7 months battling Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

"We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give."  ~ Winston Churchill Every single day, we have choices.  Most of us are … [Continue reading]

2014: Awareness, Understanding, & Filling the Void


As 2014 rolls in like, well...a snow storm for most of us, I'm grateful that people have read, purchased, shared, and emailed me about "There's … [Continue reading]