Be a Guest Blogger onThe New Sunday Blog: Coming August 15

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Good morning, supporters of Looking for Lydia and this website and blog. Effective this coming Sunday, August 15th, I will be posting weekly on a variety of subjects relevant to both writers and readers.  I hope you will plan to start your week at to see what’s going on. Please share the website and […]

Cousins: Meet Jane Gentry, My Second Guest Blogger

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Two Cousins for All Seasons Dean: In the Acknowledgements at the end of Looking for Lydia; Looking for God, I have written this about my cousin, Jane Gentry, of Mansfield, Texas: “My first cousin, Jane Riley Gentry, has been everything but co-author.  Without her close reading and courageous criticisms it could not have been written.” […]

Perseverance: Meet Mark Slauter, My First Guest Blogger

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Meet Mark Slauter. Mark is a Certified Floodplain Manager with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.  During nearly three decades of professional life, he has been involved with a variety of environmental, land use, emergency management, floodplain management, and legislative projects and programs. Recently, he decided to use a personal story to combine his experience […]