Sharing is Caring.

Pattison Elementary Friends

Recently, I had a chance to speak with the people of CureSearch.  "CureSearch for Children's Cancer funds and supports targeted and innovated children's cancer research with measurable results, and is the authoritative source of information and resources for all those affected by children's cancer." … [Continue reading]

The Young and Inspiring: Madison’s Story

Madison's Donation

When I look for inspiration, it doesn't come from someone on E! News.  Usually, I don't find it by watching ESPN either.  While celebrities, star athletes, singers, movie stars, and TV personalities often are truly talented, generous and kind, I find inspiration in people who don't know anyone is … [Continue reading]

A visit to San Diego to read “There’s Something Different About My Hair.”

With some new friends at Ronald McDonald House San Diego.

In late July, I had the pleasure of visiting the Ronald McDonald House in San Diego, CA.  That house is beautiful, and a true example of being … [Continue reading]

Joey does it again!

Joey Votto reading "There's Something Different About My Hair" for the second time.

On July 20th, 2014, Joey Votto from the Cincinnati Reds came back to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati to read books to our … [Continue reading]

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, … [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 … [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]