From Author Tom Puetz: “My Mom, my Dad and Me”
It was deep in the winter of 1995. Mom was at the end of a long illness. She was dying. We called for the parish priest. He came and administered … Continue reading
Humbled By a Fly
Last weekend, as my husband and I worked to bury our 19-year-old cat, I was attacked—not by a human fiend, but by a tiny black fly. I know I’m not … Continue reading
BEARS ON THE DECK!
To be honest, no one who lives within a 50 mile radius of us would say “Bears on the deck!” with an exclamation mark. Bears are ho-hum around here—to a … Continue reading
How Did I Come Up With This Novel – Death Lost Dominion?
People ask me where I connected with some of the dramatic circumstances that can be found in my novel–which is COMING in the next three to four weeks! (Yes, I’m … Continue reading
Outside the Box
What does a flower feel when it finally opens and feels the touch of honeybees? I don’t know, but maybe it’s a little like the experience I had today. In … Continue reading
Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
Last night as my husband and I watched the unflinching film WINTER’S BONE with Jennifer Lawrence, I couldn’t help thinking how little we know about one another as we shoulder … Continue reading