Happy 9th “second birthday” to Betsy!!

Today is a very special day… it’s Betsy’s 9th “second birthday”!! Nine years ago today, Betsy received the bone marrow transplant that saved her life.

It was a long journey but I am so thankful to be able to celebrate this day with her. (These pictures show what a difference nine years can make!)

Betsy, thank you for the love and joy that you bring to our family everyday.

Tobias, thank you for providing hope and a second chance to Betsy and our family. We’re going out for German food tonight in honor of you!

And to all our friends, thank you for all your love and support over the last nine years. It has meant more than you can ever know.




First Place! Midwest Book Awards!

I’m very honored to report that Here Comes the Sun received first place in the Autobiography/Memoir category for the Midwest Book Awards!

It was a very fun event last night. I’m posting some images from the evening including our “after party” going out of celebratory ice cream!

Thank you all for your continued support!


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Exciting News!

I just found out that Here Comes the Sun is a finalist for the Midwest Book Awards in the Autobiography/Memoir category!

The awards are announced in May. I’m feeling very honored and lucky for all the support I’ve had on this effort.

Thank you all for being part of the team!

Pre-Holiday Promotion Help?

As we head into the holidays, I have actually started to test a Facebook ad campaign to promote the book. It will be interesting to see how it does driving traffic.

With the launch of the ads, I will be directing people to the Amazon page to purchase the book. This means Amazon reviews are going to be particularly important in helping turn browsers into purchasers.

If you have been considering reviewing the book on Amazon, this would be a great time to do it! (link below)

(Oh… and I don’t have any reviews on iTunes at this time for the e-book… so that would be great too.)

As always, thanks so much for your support!