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Recently we had a recall election for the governor. Regardless of how one voted, the average person I talk to doesn't have much faith in the elections. Personally, I feel we should have stuck with just yes or no on the governor, and if he was ousted, let the Lt....


I have been fortunate indeed to find a wonderful agent to handle my manuscripts through the years. She has been my agent and friend for over 12 years. Recently she had the misfortune to break her hip and ended up in the hospital and then rehab. Something traumatic...

Looking Back to the Past

All of us have incidents and people in our past that come to the fore once in a while. For some reason a memory surfaced of someone I met while I was dating my husband, Frank. Phil came to the singles group with a friend he’d gone to school with and he was very nice....

Taking a Road Trip

My girlfriend Liz lost her dear husband Mike in March of this year and we planned to take a trip of some kind to get her out of the house. When some planned group trips fell through due to COVID, I suggested a road trip, which is what she and Mike used to do a lot of....

Shiny Pennies

I may have written before about these, but it still touches me to find a shiny penny in a parking lot, a field, walking down an alley, or any other unusual place. Years ago, I read an article by a young woman who missed her grandmother. The grandmother gave her shiny...

My Books

About Diana

Diana Wallis Taylor was first published at the age of 12, when she sold a poem to a church newspaper. After receiving her B.A. in Elementary Education at San Diego State University, she was an elementary school teacher for 22 years, attended Bethel Seminary, sold real estate, opened two coffeehouse/used bookstores, and was a conference director for a private Christian college.

She has an extensive portfolio of published works, including nine novels of Biblical Fiction, three Contemporary Fiction novels, a book of poetry, a book on Halloween, an Easter Cantata, and several songs.  

She lives in San Diego, California with her puppy Maya.