Author Archives: Barbara K Tyner

About Barbara K Tyner

A graduate of UCCS with a degree in English Lit., Barbara writes Children's Literature and 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, two topics that are very difficult to manage in real life. Barbara volunteers doing school programs and speaking to support groups. National Parks, hiking, and snow-shoeing are in her list of favorite hobbies.

Split Second

In a split second, life changes. Plans go awry. A good friend came to visit for a few hours and a lunch on her way to Wyoming. She fell off a step on my back patio, and broke her wrist … Continue reading

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Aging Sucks but Happy Summer!

Big surprise! Well not really. The curvature of my spine has gotten worse over time, so the doc wants me to try using a higher lift. My right I-T band is trying to compensate, and that is where the pain … Continue reading

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Whose Teeth?

So I guess it is a squirrel eating on my drip line. It is a half inch brown line with holes every eight inches. Anyway, I turned the drip on to water a bit extra since we are in the … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day

Encouraging reviews are coming in for the Young Adult novel. There are some ‘magical’ pieces being worked out, but for the most part, I am very close to being done. Some fun little trips are getting in the way of … Continue reading

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Girlfriends

Sitting outside on a lovely afternoon blowing bubbles with my granddaughter, has to be one of the highlights of summer so far. We had three kinds of bubbles, and one’s bubbles turned out to be far superior, both in color … Continue reading

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Mondays

On Monday, my Internet went down. I wanted to make plane reservations. Nope. I wanted to make car rental reservations. Nope. I wanted to look up an e-mail from a cousin that had a phone number on it that I … Continue reading

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Can and Should

The last flower bed is done. Yay. I picked up some perennial ground cover, so I can do a little planting to keep it from looking so bare this season. In the fall, I’ll plant some bulbs for next spring … Continue reading

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