Mother’s Day, 2020

Mother’s Day, 2020

My mother died on Mother's Day, that second Sunday in May when we Americans celebrate motherhood by paying homage to the women who sacrifice so much for the sake of their children. That's how my first book in the Sidonia trilogy, Sidonia's Thread begins. It was a...

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Post International Womens’ Day

Post International Womens’ Day

Sure, this past Sunday was International Women’s Day, but shouldn’t we celebrate women every day? Isn’t it women who provide the tempering hand to men to sometimes prevent their rash decisions? Isn’t it women who have the skill and level-headedness to provide...

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Why I Like/Don’t Like Book Expos

Why I Like/Don’t Like Book Expos

I recently participated in a Book Expo as part of a celebration of Main Street in a town in Connecticut. When the organizers of the Expo offered me the opportunity to participate, I hesitated for a little while. I was not sure how I should respond. While I relished...

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Author Visits in Connecticut

Author Visits in Connecticut

Hanna has been busy appearing at classes this fall for retirees at Learning in Retirement at Stamford, CT's Temple Beth El and at MILE, the Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Learning, at Middlesex Community College in Middletown, CT. She learned as much from all of...

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A Visit to a Hundred Year Old Congregation

A Visit to a Hundred Year Old Congregation

It was a scenic drive through rural Eastern Connecticut to Congregation B'nai Shalom in Putnam, the quiet corner of the state. Celebrating their hundredth year of existence, many members of the congregation attended my author talk about my books and about the upcoming...

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