Introducing the Cover of Dryland

The cover of my brand new book has landed. I believe the image perfectly captures this swimmer’s victory over alcohol in the Arabian Desert. Keep in mind that some of the empty space is reserved for quotes and descriptive text which are still to come. You can preorder DRYLAND today at!

A Memoir of Speedos, Cocktails & Living Overseas

When we left Vermont for Abu Dhabi in August 2014, I knew I’d come home with a book about the experience. Perhaps something funny about being a middle-aged, menopausal American woman in the Middle East. I returned in June 2015 with a whole other story. Funny in parts, but mostly dead serious. Living in Abu Dhabi changed my life, maybe even…