Taking Pre-Orders for A Girl From the Hill, Starting … NOW!

Happy Monday! And felice lunedi for all of my Italian and Italian American friends - I am pleased and just a little bit proud to say that A Girl From the Hill is ready for Pre-Order!! Yes I know I sound like a cheesy ad for laundry detergent.  But the writing/self publishing process has left me with little pride, …

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A Girl From the Hill – Coming to a Book Store and Web Site Near You– Soon!

I am very excited to have just put the finishing touches on A Girl From the Hill: My Mother's Journey from Italian Girl to American Woman. I will be sending my final galley signoff tomorrow morning and the book will officially be going "to print." Even though I'm a bit sick of looking at it, …

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Trying to Process What Happened in Boston with Pickle and Mr. Rogers

Trying to Process What Happened in Boston. Some beautiful thoughts from someone close to the source.  Well done, Joy... One of the most beautiful thoughts in this post comes from someone I always loved, but is no longer with us.  Now I know why I loved him so as a little girl - and as a not …

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I Have Angel Potential – and so do You

  After remaining glued to the TV and radio this past week, watching and listening to the tragedy and then the victory that was Boston  this week, I can’t being envious of all of the bravery, resolve and selflessness I have witnessed.  Because I am frightened.I felt fear just driving down Post Road in Warwick, …

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More Beautiful Writing from Ann Hood- the Girls

For those of you who didn't catch Parade Magazine today ... http://www.parade.com/news/views/guest/130303-ann-hood-remember-the-girls.html For those of you who know me, you know that Ann Hood has fueled my writing inspiration for the last twenty-five years.  She still does.  She is a best-selling author from Rhode Island, taught at RIC and URI, and I was fortunate enough to …

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