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Keeping up with Maya II

I discovered a magic toy. It’s a device that produces a little red laser dot. Maya goes bananas when I press the button and will frantically pursue the elusive dot all over the living room with woofs and whimpers. She digs at the carpet if I leave it in one place too...

Keeping Up with Maya I

As many of you know, I have a little dog named Maya and she is now 4-1/2 years old. We have a routine in that after my short afternoon nap, we go for our walk in the neighborhood. If I tarry too long (sleeping) she changes positions on the bed with great effort...

Writing Children’s Books

What a change in my genre! I write historical fiction, that takes hours of research, right? Now I’ve gotten engrossed in this new field and particularly my little character, Mama Mouse. I found a wonderful illustrator and we work back and forth until the characters...

Watching Nature

I don’t like spiders! That is a given, but there is a little brown spider that fascinates me. She spins an intricate web between my rubber tree and the edge of the roof every evening. I watch her work away, going round and round. Then she sits in the middle of the...


We have a very nice neighborhood. Young families walk with strollers, several senior citizens take a morning or afternoon stroll, and at different times of the day, the dog walkers are out! It’s so nice to greet people, let the dogs sniff each other, engage in small...

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.