Author Archives: Barbara K Tyner

About Barbara K Tyner

A graduate of UCCS with a degree in English Lit., Barbara writes Children's Literature as well as mainstream fiction. Her popular children's series, The Badger Books, is co-authored with Barbara's daughter, Laura. Her first novel, "Wait Here, Wait There" deals with grief and Alzheimer's. Her second novel, Rhyaden, a middle grade fantasy released Nov. 2018. Gardening, exploring National Parks, Kayaking, hiking, and snow-shoeing top her list of favorite hobbies.

Kayaking!

New roof, new paint, new windows, I guess this is what insurance is for. What a fun way to spend my Sunday morning though. Not! The insurance adjuster was very nice, very thorough, and I’m sure I’ll be happy with … Continue reading

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Symbols

Sizzle. Pop. Melt. Soon there is nothing but a puddle of mush laying on the cool tile floor, and it’s me. How do people function in this heat? I think of the prisoners of war in Vietnam or the Philippines, … Continue reading

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Boys

The grandsons are back. The long list is slowly whittling down. The weather is summer hot and lazy. The insurance company has yet to send out the adjuster, though I will concede they are probably inundated at the moment. The … Continue reading

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Hail!

It has been a while since I put fingers to keyboard. I’ve been enjoying the company of my grandchildren since I got back from my last trip over the hill to Mom’s house. My grandsons and their mom are now … Continue reading

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End in Sight

Did you miss me? I am home for two days, so thought I would take a shot at writing for the half hour I have left open. The suitcase got unpacked and is waiting for the second round of clothes … Continue reading

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Tasty Treats

As I began typing this blog, I looked down at my fingernails and had to wince. My mom would have been less than pleased. My excuse is that I just came in from planting a dozen bedding plants in my … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the dad’s out there. Your role in the lives of your children goes far beyond what many realize. You are the model of your children’s behavior, their ethics and morals when they become adults. The … Continue reading

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