I Write the Stories Of Heroes You Might Not Know

I Write the Stories of Heroes You Might not Know I’ve always been impressed with the folks who accomplish wonderful things, mostly out of the public view. As such, I determined to give these heroes a spotlight. My mission started years ago when I began writing about my career as Teacher–relating the funny, touching episodes, […]

Why Did We Return to RI, After Living in the South?

They (the naysayers, that is) can say what they wish about Rhode Island but we who have traveled and lived elsewhere know our little state is where we want to be…for perpetuity (my ashes will be tossed—elegantly, I hope, off Rhode Island waters, while he’ll be ceremoniously interred in Veterans’ Cemetery.)  For many years, we’ve […]

Where will you retire? (we found our perfect home where we least expected it)….

My book–Boomerrrang (2 Boomers Find and Leave Their Dream Retirement Home) has been most successful. I’ve had readers get back to me with their impressions. Reviews are on the Amazon site (where you can order my book) and also on Goodreads. Use our journey as a guide in any move you’re considering–even in Rhode Island but […]

Self-Selling Your Home?-There’s a Name for That (Besides Crazy!)

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Last week I was in a small supermarket (oxymoron?) in Wickford, Rhode Island, when a young woman called out: “Hello, Colleen…I’m Kerry (last name I omit). You helped my husband and me buy a home some years ago.” We hugged and chatted; she told me they’d sold that home and bought a new…

Boomerrrang and I Are on TV and I Gotta Say: I Loved It!!

Happy Thanksgiving, all….and I’d just like to say: In recent years, I have many Rhode Islanders to thank, for what’s happening in my life. First, I thank Providence Journal Vice-President and Editorial page editor, Ed Achorn, for running my columns, monthly. In these, I hoped to give the public a window on the world of […]