Cover story for Citiview

April 21, 2010

4/20/2010… Just received a copy of Central Iowa’s Newsweekly City View Magazine with the Cherries Over Quicksand as the cover story!  It is fabulous!!  Thank you writer Matt Miller!  See the online version here.

4/20/2010… Had a blast today on the Southern California Life KZSW and KVMD TV show with beautiful host Allie Myers talking about Cherries Over QuicksandNews Net is Dedicated to Providing Local, Regional & National News Pertinent to the Inland Empire and Southern California.

Just found out Luxury Beauty Products has recommended Cherries Over Quicksand as a “must-read, Summer beach read”!!   Thank you for your support and great compliments Missy!  Visit her blog to read about her new favorites: cosmetics, clothes, shopping and everyday fun things: .  She will surprise you with great new finds!

4/19/2010… A Press Release from the Art Institute of Colorado about my daughter and book cover designer, Sandra Poortinga was just published on Denver’s for her work in designing my Cherries Over Quicksand book cover (and for being a 4.0 student, Smile).  She rocks!  Yea!

4/19/2010… Setting up my first book signing at a California Starbucks location, hopefully we can successfully pair Cherries Over Quicksand with their delicious new coffee drink Dark Cherry Mocha…Yum!  Stay tuned for date & time.

Fiance is in 1st Place!

April 19, 2010

4/18/2010… My fiance, Robert Broguiere is ranked #1 in his class at the Drag Strip!  Going for the Big Wally at the end of the year!! Yea!

Murrieta Bookshop

April 19, 2010

4/14/2010… Met with Murrieta Bookshop’s marketing manager to set up a book signing in May, they will be displaying a large poster of the Cherries Over Quicksand book cover in their entry. 😀 It’s a wonderful book store, with a fabulous book selection!  They are planning a fun festival next month!

Inspiration Gala

April 19, 2010

4/11/2010… Covering the Hospice of the Valleys Scott Crane Inspiration Gala at Wilson Creek Winery for The Californian/North County Times Social Scene.  Scott’s five values he hel true:  Honesty, Respect, Humanity, Integrity and Advocacy…looking forward to this evening!

4/10/2010… Covering the Red Carpet Event Fashion Show & Luncheon presented by the Assistance League of Temecula Valley at Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula for The Californian/North County Times Social Scene.  The event will benefit Operation School Bell for underprivileged children in need of school clothes, Kids on the Block , Project Smile helping children in need with dental care; HOPE services for victims of domestic violence and more!  To read the published article about this event, click here.

4/11/2010… Just talked to Deniece Barnes about my upcoming interview with her later today at 3:00 PST on about Cherries Over Quicksand…she said she’s loving the book!  Can’t wait to be on her radio show!