Naples, Italy with Mt Vesuvius in the background.

Spring trip to Italy this year! Matera Italy, a cave dwelling viliage.

Castle in Wales yet most were English castles to keep the Welsh under their rule

Welsh sheep and newborn taking FIRST steps!

Longest name of a town. Located in Wales

Castle in Wales

Lori yet again!

Lori and the Welsh countryside

Wales by the Irish Sea

The countryside of Wales

Lancaster Castle/prison!

Wadsworth's house

English castle

Here is the BEST fish and chips in the world!

A pub in England with the BEST fish and chips in the world!

Lori at a castel in England

Lori's latest trip to England/​Wales 2009

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Future trips this year. El Paso, TX and Alamogordo, NM, where I was stationed at Holloman Air Force Base. Can't wait to go back to see if I can find my way around!

Turks and Caicos soon! Warmth! Sun! No Snow!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fall trip to Europe. I'm thinking Poland to see where Pauline's and my family came from.

Oh how very British!

Some pics from recent England trip!

Big Ben!

A Disney World trip in the future than off to England. I've never been to London, so this time it is on my to do list. Then head up to northern England, which I love. I'll stop in Nottingham (maybe have tea with Robin Hood! lol) and then a stay in North Yorkshire.

The beautiful Medditeranian Sea

Selected Works-Click on red title for excerpt

Humorous mystery
The Pauline Sokol Mystery Series Book #1
The first book in The Pauline Sokol Mysteries, A Dose of Murder, is a wonderful medical-world story enlivened by an exceptionally fun and sassy voice. In it, a burned out registered nurse becomes a medical insurance fraud investigator only to be yanked back into the nursing field by an experienced hunk of an investigator who she just can’t say no to--until she stumbles upon two dead bodies.
The Pauline Sokol Mystery Series Book #2
Pauline Sokol, ex-RN turned medical insurance fraud investigator finds herself embroiled in a scam of senior citizens...and Viagra fraud. If that isn’t bad enough, one of the old geezers has fallen for her...and two have mysteriously departed from this world.
The Pauline Sokol Mystery Series Book #3
Ex-RN Pauline Sokol finds herself confined against her will in a psychiatric hospital when she goes undercover to investigate fraudulent brokers who match patients with treatment facilities--for a bounty as high as $4000.00 a head. A master plan of escape ensues when “doctor” Jagger shows up...until the broker is found dead.
The Pauline Sokol Mystery Series Book #4
Blurb: Sailing over the bounty seas is not the ideal case for ex-RN Pauline Sokol who has never been out of New England. But when her sleazy boss, Fabio Scarpello, offers her the chance to work a case on The Golden Dolphin--sailing through the Bermuda Triangle is the least of her problems. Murder, mayhem and a missing nurse take center stage while Pauline is trapped on the ship, her roommate murdered, and Pauline’s name is next on the list.
The Pauline Sokol Mystery Series Book #5
For her latest case, Pauline Sokol is assigned to investigate plastic surgery fraud in swanky Newport, Rhode Island. To get inside the exclusive “spa”, she must go undercover as a private duty nurse. Now all she needs is a suitable well-heeled patient. Luckily, her best friend and colorful co-worker Goldie fits the bill (and the high heels), and he selflessly volunteers for a nose job. Once she’s infiltrated this surgical playground for the rich and spoiled, Pauline discovers that someone in the practice is scamming the insurance companies. More than a few of these jet setters have become addicted to plastic surgery and many of the women’s husbands have refused to pay for any more elective “changes.” So someone is making up diagnoses so the (inflated) costs are covered without anyone being the wiser. A “nose job” has now become a “repair of a deviated septum for better breathing.” But a simple case of semantics soon turns deadly when a male secretary’s body is found floating fifty feet below the jagged ocean cliff. As she struggles to keep herself out of danger, Pauline can’t believe her non-altered eyes when the enigmatic Jagger shows up to at the B&B where she’s staying. But even her hunky cohort can’t keep her safe when a simple case of going under the knife is anything but cut and dried.