Author Archives: Ana McCracken
This has been a busy night on my Citizen Police Academy (CPA) ride-along. Ashley and my shift has covered the gambit. A harassment call involving a female student against another female student. A call for assistance for an elderly man who needed medical assistance and a ride to Mary Greeley. The EMTs and firemen came just like they do on Chicago Fire. Continue reading
It’s late. Closing in on 3 am and I’m sitting in Officer Ashley’s SUV. A half hour ago we sped down Duff Ave at 80 mph, and then down HWY 30 heading towards Boone clocking over a 100 mph. “You like this job ‘cuz you get to drive fast,” I said. Continue reading
Elizabeth Berg said yes to my invitation for her to speak next year at the Peninsula Volunteers Annual Authors Salon on Sunday, March 25th, 2018. Continue reading
On my way to being an over-achieving, “A” student this time around. First day of my non-degree creative non-fiction class. First assignment…Done. If I can pass two sections of the GREs, I’ll apply for the degree program in January.
The Sonoma County Writer’s Camp with Ellen Sussman & Elizabeth Stark, was an amazing experience. We wrote, ate, hiked, laughed and bunked together for 5 days, breaking boundaries and taking risks with our writing. Continue reading
At the Iowa State University Fashion Show, Ed and I were caught on the red carpet by the local paparazzi! I am so proud of The Fashion Show produced by my college at Iowa State. The fashion merchandising program is ranked #3 in the nation and #1 in the Midwest. Continue reading