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.

Let’s Play!

When the alarm went off, it was -6. When I arrived at my destination, it was -9. I believe that is going the wrong direction, although for some reason, sunrise is always about the coldest time of the morning. All … Continue reading

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Gun Laws

Let me be very clear. I am NOT advocating that your guns be taken away from you. I own guns. My family owns guns. My dad was a hunter. I have friends who own assault rifles. They don’t need them, … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

I’m sitting in a coffee house, just to get out of the house to write this morning. I needed to get away from the quilt, thinking about the quilt, or you-tube-ing techniques for the quilt. So here I am, writing … Continue reading

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Diversity

The quilt is coming along nicely. Revision of my mainstream fiction is laborious right now, but the results are good. I’m very pleased. I had a productive day. I hope I have another good one tomorrow, because the day after … Continue reading

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Done and Undone

I attended a great writing class this past weekend, learned a lot, got inspired, and hope it carries through to my work. I haven’t been writing much of late. I’ve half heartedly tried to get to it, but tax prep, … Continue reading

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Sleepover

It is beyond me to figure out why people are so judgmental. Some people have decided to care about lobsters being boiled, and the judgmental ones are tying that to criticism of an entirely different issue. Amazing. I suppose they … Continue reading

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A New Age

Life has taken a new turn. It always does, eventually. I decided my house was just too big for one person, so I have taken on a house mate. We are having fun navigating the new landscape. I’m also sorting … Continue reading

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