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.

Happy Mother’s Day

Here’s wishing you a Mother’s Day That’s filled with every pleasure, And a future that’s as happy As the Memories you treasure. Anon It used to be, when you said, “I’m spending a quiet day at home,” it sounded pretty … Continue reading

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Rona Rollercoaster

The “Rona” Rollercoaster just keeps boiling. I’ve talked to so many people who are dealing with unusual emotions, higher than normal anxiety, fear, anger, frustration, tears, you name it. They long for hugs and close contact. “Rona” is taking a … Continue reading

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Re-Entry

I suppose there is a possibility I’m getting ahead of myself in the garden, but I truly can’t help it. This year of the “Rona” has made me grab hold of outdoor activity like I haven’t done in several years. … Continue reading

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Ethics

Noisy, noisy, noisy. My new windows are being installed. Three days of this may send me over the precarious covid 19 edge. Ha. I don’t normally work in a noisy atmosphere, so I find myself having to make lists and … Continue reading

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The Water’s On

I made an unexpected trip to the ER a few days ago. Well, really, when are they ever expected? The last time I went to one, I’d had an allergic reaction to a medicine. This time I had the sensation … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

What are my dreams? Kayaking. Unlimited hugs. What are yours? I have been so encouraged by all of the wonderful giving and generosity I’ve witnessed since the Covid 19 breakout began. So many have stepped up to the plate with … Continue reading

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Fourteen Inches

In a wry twist of humor, nature dumped fourteen inches of heavy, wet snow on Fort Collins, and dropped the morning temperature to 9 degrees. The moisture is wonderful, I will admit, however the many broken branches around the neighborhood … Continue reading

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