Blog Posts

A Grandfather’s Love

I get to meet a lot of new people every day. I’m either surrounded by teens when I substitute teach, or adults as I strike up ...

29 Aug 2016

Saying Goodbye

The storm’s been brewing for a year. I’ve seen it off in the distance. I’ve felt its presence every day. It’s the storm of change. ...

18 Aug 2016

The Importance Of Getting Up And Trying Again

“The true measure of courage is not whether you reach your goal–it’s whether you decide to get back on your feet no matter how many ...

14 Aug 2016
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How A Backpack Sent Me Running

It takes a lot to make me laugh. I mean a real laugh out loud, belly laugh. Well, it happened several weeks ago while I ...

6 Aug 2016

A Great Summer Treat For Your Pup

Those who follow me on Instagram and my KD Rausin Facebook page know how much I love my pups Roscoe and Smudge. Watching them grow, seeing ...

29 Jul 2016

You Complete Me (Gag!)

“You complete me.” Most people know the line from Jerry Maguire. What a wonderful scene, right? It triggers thoughts of romance, marriage and happily ever ...

17 Jul 2016

Take a look at my books, please.


Getting my 12 year old son to read is always a challenge but Mystic completely changed his view. This is a great story with a wonderful fantasy adventure.FLMom
A thriller with vivid descriptions that every reader will see in their mind! Conflict, friendship, good vs. evil, love conquers all — it has something that will appeal to all readers, of any age!Debbie
My kids loved reading Mystic and I would highly recommend it to other families. Easy to read and very engaging story. I know your kids will love it as much as mine.Flash