While teaching at community colleges in Arizona, Washington, and Colorado, Ann began her second career by writing book reviews and then articles in a variety of publications. She says that one of her favorites is Mature Living, a Christian monthly magazine. She has also contributed to a number of books, including Loved by Choice, a collection of stories about adoption. Most recently Ann published a story in Until They Have Faces, an effort of over 40 Colorado authors who each interviewed a homeless person and wrote his or her story.
Ann’s blog is called Another Point of View, which talks about issues younger people facing “The mature years.” Ann says that her generation–”we who grew up during World War II have an obligation to be sure history is passed down to younger folk.” She and her husband take every opportunity to inform their grandchildren of what life was like in the past. We older people, she says, are walking history books.
The two books you find on this web site are written from personal experience. Guillain Barre , says Ann is a little known disease that is all too often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. That could be fatal, she says, in view of the fact that some patients need a ventilator to breathe. The other book talks about surviving brain cancer, based on her experience caring for her husband while they fought his battle with cancer and his miraculous recovery. Both books are available at online bookstores in ebook and soft cover format.