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This website will be where I post pictures of encounters with animals, and other bits and pieces of information I think you might enjoy or find interesting. Older pictures are in the Past Picture file. 

That's my hand on the face of a baby gray whale. I'm in a sixteen foot-long panga (boat) in San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja, Mexico. For hundreds, if not thousands of years, gray whales have migrated 12,000 miles round-trip between Alaska and Baja. They winter in the warm waters of Mexico, have their calves, and then return to Alaska in the summer to feed. These lagoons were discovered by whalers in the early 1800s…keep reading.

 

Featured Novels

Freeing Finch  Available Oct 1, 2020.

Freeing Finch
Available Oct 1, 2020.

How to Speak Dolphin  Lily Moran must convince herself first and then her step-father that the budding relationship between his non-verbal autistic son and a captive dolphin…

How to Speak Dolphin
Lily Moran must convince herself first and then her step-father that the budding relationship between his non-verbal autistic son and a captive dolphin…

Hurt Go Happy  Thirteen-year-old Joey Willis has been deaf since the age of six, and is used to being left out of conversations…

Hurt Go Happy
Thirteen-year-old Joey Willis has been deaf since the age of six, and is used to being left out of conversations…

 
Dolphin Sky  When the captive dolphins she has befriended are threatened, Buddy Martin risks her father's condemnation and the law to save their lives in this powerful story about a dyslexic child…

Dolphin Sky
When the captive dolphins she has befriended are threatened, Buddy Martin risks her father's condemnation and the law to save their lives in this powerful story about a dyslexic child…

Lost in the River of Grass   Based on the true story of my husband’s ill-fated airboat trip into the Everglades with his then girlfriend…

Lost in the
River of Grass

Based on the true story of my husband’s ill-fated airboat trip into the Everglades with his then girlfriend…

The Outside of a Horse  Woven from true events,  The Outside of a Horse  is the story of a daughter's struggle to help her war veteran father deal with his wounds and PTSD through their shared love of horses…

The Outside of a Horse
Woven from true events, The Outside of a Horse is the story of a daughter's struggle to help her war veteran father deal with his wounds and PTSD through their shared love of horses…