Dr. Dickason Links

Want to find out more about Dr. Dickason, the subject of my latest,Try and Be Somebody? Check out these links: http://www.bdtonline.com/gallery/video-dr-henry-lake-dickason-honored-in-lindside-sunday-may/video_88e655cc-07e4-11e5-93b6-cbf4e25b8242.html...

Fall Book Signings

The evening air cools down quickly these days as the sun retreats below the mountains.  Brightly colored maple leaves carpet our yard and the football announcer can be heard as we drive through Peterstown on Saturday nights. Fall is here! I look forward to the whirl...

Bluefield State College Founder’s Day

Bluefield State College Founders Day Celebration Such a beautiful day on Friday, both outside and inside the BSC Student Union. It was an honor to take part in the Founders Day program and heart-warming to meet those who had known Dr. Dickason.  We sold several copies...

Dr. Dickason’s Biography

Dr. Henry Lake Dickason’s Biography After two years in the making, Dr. Dickason’s biography will be released on Friday, September 29 at Bluefield State’s Founder’s Day. “The life of Dr. Henry Lake Dickason, first president of Bluefield...

Dickason Biography Almost Here!

The shipping notice was sent yesterday that the proofs of Dr. Dickason’s biography are on the way!  It feels almost like two years of pregnancy and the baby is finally coming… Will update and post a photo when they...

Because I’m happy…clap along…

This week’s events have me fairly walking on air. Pharell’s “Happy” song is running through my head as is the “Be Happy” tune long ago sung by Bobby McFerrin.  The world smells like wildflowers and mown grass and if the wind would...

Biography Writing Progress

The rough version of a biography of Dr. Henry Lake DIckason is finished!  His life is inspirational. Writing it has consumed me in recent weeks and taught me so much about the realities of life on Peters Mountain.  It will need tweaked and polished a hundred times...