An Introduction and Reflection -The Path's End Kindle Edition is now available.

I am excited to share The Path's End , the last book in the Ed and Mel's Decodable Adventure series. The Kindle edition is now available on Amazon! The paperback will be available soon. I'm just making a few final adjustments. The Path's End wraps up Ed and Mel's adventure. Will they save the baby dragons and Ebrin? Will they be freed from the communication stealing spell or will they finally be defeated by it? The Path's End has the answers. As I look back on the complete story, I realize how much our journey shows up on the pages of these books. The Black Silk Path embodies our diagnosis and newly named difficulty. Dyslexia was a problem that needed to be overcome. Sometimes it was overwhelming and we had to focus on taking one small step at a time. The Hunt for R. L. Nox embodies our gaining momentum and pursuing our foe, or dyslexia, to stop its negative impact. This process included learning about and developing strengths while working with a supportive

There's Something to Learn Everyday

Everyday there is something to learn. I started reading "Alice's Farm: A Rabbit's Tale" by Maryrose Wood. I learned that a group of wild rabbits is a fluffle, and rabbit babies are called kittens. I've been having fun looking at the fluffle that visits my yard even though I am concerned about how much of my lawn they are nibbling. The crocus this spring will have to hide from the fluffle. Another thing I have recently learned is how to create custom games on This has allowed me to create some online versions of games for The Black Silk Path, such as Go Fish!, that previously could only be played offline. If you use the online games for The Black Silk Path , please return to download the updated games. Directions on how to download the game file and import it into a custom game at have replaced the "No online game available" text. Game links are available on the " Ebook Users " page. I'll leave you to explore

Official Recognition

It is often nice to receive some kind of recognition for our hard work or achievement. A smile or a "Good Job" can go a long way. I've appreciated the feedback on the Ed and Mel's Decodable Adventure books I have received. Thank you for taking the time to say something.  I am getting excited to share the third book in the trilogy. The Path's End brings resolution to the struggles Ed and Mel face. I hope it also brings encouragement to the students who read it. There are only a couple more details to finish and proof copies to double check before The Path's End is published. Through this process, I was reminded that a certificate of achievement can be a great way to celebrate the completion of a task.  So, I took a moment to ignore the dirty dishes in the sink and create certificates of achievement for the books. There are three options for each book, so you can print your favorite.  You'll notice that there is space for two names on the certificate. As &

Free Bookmarks

 I've been working on finishing up The Path's End (book 3) so I can forward it to the editor. As I was working on the forward, I referenced the forwards from the first two books. All of a sudden, the word "bookmark" stood out to me.  The tiny distraction became a bigger distraction as I decided a bookmark project sounded like a good idea. I did finish up the forward, but I also now have Decodable Adventures themed bookmarks available to download. You can find them here .