Category Archives: My Book

Comments and updates on my book, “Dare I Call It Murder? — A Memoir of Violent Loss, Grief and Clarity”

Larry Edwards to Speak on Impact of Violent Death, Feb. 11

Larry Edwards, Connie Saindon to Speak at  San Diego Chapter of Sisters in Crime, February 11 Partners in Crime, the recently reestablished San Diego chapter of the national organization Sisters in Crime, welcomes Larry Edwards, author of several books including the true-crime memoir Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss, and Connie […]

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Good Yule, Good Health

Good Yule (and Happy Holidaze) Waes Hael — Drinc Hael       Wishing you good health and joy in the coming new year. May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live. ♩ ♫ … Continue reading

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Obits on True-Crime Writer Ann Rule Should Tell Whole Story

Noted true-crime writer Ann Rule has died. I cannot honestly say that I am not saddened by her passing. More of a sense of relief. Even the New York Times ran an obit on her, as did the Seattle Times. … Continue reading

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Good Yule . . . (and Happy Holidaze)

Good Yule (and Happy Holidaze)  December 21, 2014 This darkest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere) reminds us that we have many brighter days to come. ♩ ♫ ♩ Good Yule . . . and may you have … Continue reading

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Handbook Helps Survivors/Co-victims of Murder

It’s so nice and gratifying to see that people are getting value from the Murder Survivor’s Handbook that Connie Saindon and the Survivor Writers worked so hard to produce. Here’s a comment from a grieving mother who currently spends her … Continue reading

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Dare I Call It Murder?

37 years ago today my parents set sail for Tahiti. I never saw them again: Dare I call it murder? These anniversary dates are tough, because they always trigger emotions lying deep in my gut. I do my my best … Continue reading

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Oscar Pistorius: Judge Distinguishes Justice from Vengeance

In the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius in the widely watched South African trial, the judge “warned that society couldn’t expect to have its way on the sentencing. . . . And she cautioned that the public — in this case … Continue reading

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