Helping to Rebuild Historic Ellicott City One Book at a Time

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Whether you are from Ellicott City, Maryland, Ellicott, Colorado, or any point in between, you know about the devastating flash flood that tragically took two lives and destroyed our beloved Ellicott City on July 30th.To help fund the rebuilding effort, I am donating 100% of the profits from the sales of my book Ellicott City to Help Ellicott City.

I will be selling books at the following fundraising events:
Sunday, August 7 – 4:00 – 6:00 pm
The White Oak Tavern
10030 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD

Monday, August 8 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Daniels Restaurant
5854 Washington Blvd.
Elkridge, MD

You can also click on the link below to order.



New Release!

Baltimore Neighborhoods CoverI’m very excited to have you visit my newly revamped web site. I’m equally excited to have my newest book, Baltimore Neighborhoods, on bookshelves everywhere!

I am a “Balwmer Girl” through and through! I grew up in South Baltimore (before it put on airs and decided to call itself Federal Hill). All things historic have held my attention since I was a little girl, especially old houses. I blame my obsession on my parents. When I was eight years old they took me on a family vacation that included Newport, Rhode Island. Once I saw the summer “cottages” I was hooked! I guess as a little girl who grew up in a 900 sq. ft. rowhouse in Baltimore the size and grandeur of Newport homes was beyond my imagination.

It wasn’t until attending Seton High School in northern Baltimore City that I discovered Baltimore’s own grand homes. One day a friend drove me through Guilford and Roland Park to see the houses I didn’t know existed in my own hometown. Since that day I have been a firm believer in the road not taken. I have taken countless detours to see neighborhoods I didn’t know when traveling about the City. Often getting lost but always eventually finding my way home with renewed awe and interest in the City of my birth.

I hope that when you read Baltimore Neighborhoods you will find your own roads not taken and come away with a new appreciation for Baltimore.