Suzyn Chandler – Remembered

I said good-bye to a friend this past Sunday, January 17, 2016 at approximately 5 p.m. I found myself sitting in a small room toward the back of the Church of Latter Day Saints near Roane Community College. I had never been to this church before although I certainly noticed it as I passed it … Continue reading

The book is here!

My first official published piece is here! I am so excited to not only be a part of this anthology, but to be included with some awesome authors including my friends, BJ Gillum and Rachel Holbrook. If you want a copy for yourself, please go to: They run $15 + $2.75 for s&h. I’ve … Continue reading


I know I am a day late, so I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! For me, I certainly did. My two sons drove down from Ohio this year and my daughter and granddaughter were already here. I cooked all of the traditional food: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, candied … Continue reading

Poem for Thanksgiving

I went to the writer’s group meeting this Thursday and made up the following poem about 30 minutes before the meeting. I hope you like it. Leave some feedback for me. Thanks. “There, in the mashed potatoes! Don’t you see…?” Oh dear, oh dear, what can it be? I’m afraid to look, I’m afraid to … Continue reading


Thanks to my good friend, Rachel Holbrook, I have submitted a poem to OMP Anthologies and its been accepted! Her poem was accepted too, so she was given the opportunity to pay it forward and recommend someone and that person was me. So yes, I am very grateful. I had to do some editing because … Continue reading