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ABOUT ME

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I am a writer based in the beautiful Southwest of Las Cruces, New Mexico. The memories of those who “remember when” fascinate me and I have a passion to save their stories. I am committed to helping you capture and preserve your unique memories.

During a class on memoir writing I observed the joy students expressed as they listened to each other’s histories. Acting on a long standing dream of helping families document their own stories I began Remembering the Time memoir service. My goal is to capture the natural bent for story telling that we share at gatherings of family and friends and help you create a gift that will reach beyond your own life into future generations.

I also provide coaching and editorial services should you wish to write your own story. I have over 20 years experience teaching, tutoring and editing for both young people and adults in creative writing and composition. I earned a BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and have been published in Southern New Mexico Magazine, Desert Exposure, riverSedge literary journal and Living as well as in a variety of newspapers and websites. One of my true joys is giving live workshops sharing practical steps and inspiration to encourage people to share their stories.


"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things."

~ Cicero ~