Tag: family

Excerpt; Rickel Family

Time with the Rickel family (my mother Gretchen’s ancestry). This is an excerpt from a writing I stumbled across. It sounds very much like what I’ve heard about my Grandfather Armin’s father. His father, H.W. Rickel was the first known German of this family branch to come and settle in America in the late 1800’s.…

Get Inspired

This letter was one of many bits of information that spurred me on to write my novel which, I admit, is fiction mixed with truth. It seems that only people who have known me quite a while can discern the difference, but many still have questions. If you haven’t already, I hope you will consider…

My Novel Has Arrived

In Buried Truths-A Daughter’s Tale, Heidi Rose is adopted within the first months of her life by an American couple living in Paris. She goes through life dealing with a bizarre mother and a secretive father. As the story evolves, startling truths are revealed—some traumatic and others delightful. I hope you will consider purchasing this…