2019/2020 Events


November 29, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Barnes and Noble, St. Peters, MO 63366

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I’ll be at Barnes and Noble, off of Mid Rivers Drive in St. Peters, Friday, November 29 – the day after Thanksgiving.

A great way to kick off the Christmas season…stop by and pick up a copy of Mondays in October, a beautiful gift book of poetry and photography about art, nature, and learning to slow down. My love song for the beach, and her eternal companion, water.



October 8, 2020

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Sunset River Marketplace, Calabash, NC

Ocean Rhythms Kindred Spirits

Essay reading, discussion, and booksigning





October 12, 2019 – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Main Street Books, 307 South Main, St. Charles, MO

I’ll be reading form my newest poetry and photography collection, Mondays in October – my love songs for the beach, and her eternal companion water.  I’ll be bringing wine from Door County, Wisconsin to sip and chocolates to savor. At the end of the presentation, I’ll be giving away a box of chocolates.


September 28, 2019 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Six North Cafe, 14438 Clayton Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011

I’ll be bringing my newest poetry and photography collection, Mondays in October, as well as my other books for a meet and greet and booksigning at a quaint little cafe…

Mondays in October, Chanticleer Semifinalist for Nonfiction Guides Ocean Rhythms Kindred Spirits, 2015 Da Vinci Eye Award winning Folly Beach Dances, and Chanticleer Little Peeps Early Readers First Place Award and Montaigne Medal Finalist Midnight the One-Eyed Cat will be available for purchase.


August 29, 2019 – 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO  63119

Mondays in October – Libations, poetry reading and booksigning

I’ll be reading form my newest poetry and photography collection, Mondays in October – my love songs for the beach, and her eternal companion water.  I’ll be bringing wine from Door County, Wisconsin to sip and a matted beach print to give away.

Mondays in October is dedicated to the Siteman Cancer Center nurses for helping make my chemotherapy treatments bearable.



May 4, 2019 – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Ocean Rhythms, Kindred Spirits Reading and Booksigning

Quarter Moon Books and Gifts, 708 South Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC

May 14, 2019 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Folly Beach Dances – the story and photos behind the book

Warrenton Scenic Regional Library, 912 State Hwy 47, Warrenton, MO


May 18, 2019 – 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ocean Rhythms, Kindred Spirits reading and booksigning

The Book House, 7352 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO


June 1, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Ocean Rhythms Kindred Spirits  Reading, Booksigning, and Wreathmaking

Long Row Lavender, 26549 South Stracks Church Road, Wright City, MO


June 12, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Columbia Chapter of Missouri Writers Guild Featured Author Series

Skylark Bookshop , 22 South 9th, Columbia, MO


June 13, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Ocean Rhythms Kindred Spirits Reading, Booksigning and Presentation

Neighborhood Reads, 401 Lafayette Street, Washington, MO


July 30, 2018, 11:35 a.m.

The Inside Show with Jennifer Blome

The message of Midnight, The One-Eyed Cat

KTRS Radio

St. Louis, MO


September 22, 2018; 2-4 p.m.

Storytime, Booksigning & Giveaways

Midnight, The One-Eyed Cat

The Book House

7352 Manchester Road

Maplewood, MO


September 28, 2018

PEO Women’s Group private event

The story of Folly Beach Dances

Ferguson, MO


October 5, 2018

Midnight, the One-Eyed Cat


Rockwood School District – Chesterfield Elementary School

Chesterfield, MO



October 7, 2018; 1:00 p.m.

Midnight, the One-Eyed Cat

Storytime, Booksigning and Children’s Interactive Activity

Barnes & Noble

1600 Clarkson Rd

Chesterfield, MO  63017


October 20, 2018 , 10:30 a.m. to Noon

Book Launch, Storytime & Signing

Midnight, The One-Eyed Cat

Main Street Books

(Legends & Lanterns Festival Kickoff  and fun stuff for the kiddos)

St. Charles, MO


October 22, 2018

Midnight, the One-Eyed Cat: 6:30 p.m.

Children’s Storytime and Singalong

Warrenton Scenic Regional Library

Preorder form for book will be available from library on October 1. Forms need to be back to library by October 7.

Warrenton, MO


November 3, 2018: 1 – 3 p.m.

Ocean Rhythms Kindred Spirits – An Emerson-Inspired Essay Collection on Travel, Nature, Family and Pets

Book Launch

Main Street Books

St. Charles, MO


November 10, 2018; 10:30 a.m.

Midnight, the One-Eyed Cat

Children’s Storytime and Booksigning

Neighborhood Reads Bookstore

Washington, MO


December 7, 2018 – 5:30 – 9 p.m.

Night of a 1,000 Stars

Roasted Bean Coffeehouse

441 Main Street

Troy, Missouri

Come visit Pat Wahler & me, inside this quaint coffeehouse where we’ll be selling all of our books! Great for Christmas gifts! Many street vendors outside as well.


December 8, 2018 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Midnight, the One-Cat

Children’s Storytime and Booksigning

Novel Neighbor

7905 Big Bend Blvd.

St. Louis, MO  63119

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