June 21, 2014
She is the author of A Garden Full of Butterflies. Lynn S. Combes’ first daughter died at the age of five. Her experience with the grieving process gave birth to a desire to help others deal with grief and also spawned a special book about losing a loved one. The characters in her book are ten-year-old Marissa whose mother has died and Mrs. Chancey, a kindly neighborhood woman who also lost loved ones. Mrs. Chancey takes Marissa under her wing and shares her flower garden and its butterflies with the young girl. In the garden their relationship grows and helps them both deal with loss. For more information on the author, please go to http://www.lynnscombes.com/.
She is the author of Taming Me: Memoir of a Clever Island Cat. She wrote her novel with Lucy Miracle, the cat, as narrator. Learn how Lucy moves form feral cat to house pet and now lives a life of love in a nurturing home. Lucy accompanies the author to share this night with you! Ms. Unruh currently hosts the talk show Up /Close with Cathy Unruh for WEDU0TV in Tampa-St. Petersburg. She is a nationally recognized animal advocate and Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist. For more information on the author, please go to http://www.cathyunruh.com.