Home 2017-06-10T23:40:17-04:00
Purchase Now

Rita's book Long Climb Back is available in both print and ebook versions!

Read Rita's compelling memoir of trekking through loss and beyond...to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro
Purchase Now

Latest From The Blog

Do No Harm

January 12th, 2021|7 Comments

Perhaps it’s time we ALL took the Hippocratic Oath? The language, it turns out, actually comes from another of Hippocrates’ works, Of the Epidemics: “The physician must be able to tell the antecedents, know the [...]

When I’m Feeling Sad

January 4th, 2021|8 Comments

Do you feel sad too? I generally feel a bit let down this time of year. You know, the excitement of Xmas is done, the pressure of the New Year has begun. And the days [...]

We’ve Got Eachother

December 10th, 2020|2 Comments

I don’t know where we’re going But if the going gets rough We’ve got Eachother And for now, that’s enough Do we ever truly know where we’re going? We plot and plan, but … sh*t [...]

What Readers Say

Rita shares a visceral and personal perspective of her grief journey that is candid, painful, at times raw, yet uplifting, as she struggles to regain the power to move forward. She shares the complexity of her thoughts and emotional state and her ability, as well as her inability, to handle situations in a straightforward and unadorned fashion. A captivating read right from the first page.
Heather Mastromattei
This heartfelt story allows the reader to travel with the writer as she battles fear and all of the emotion that accompanies major life change. Both inspirational and motivational, by the end of the story, the reader must ask . . . what do I need to do to find me and could I make the climb?
Rosemary Millar
Rita’s honesty took me back to when my husband died and the myriad emotions I have experienced, both then and now. I could relate to all of the confusion, anger and aloneness she felt. It is a privilege to have read this book and benefited from it.
Lynne Humphrey
Rita’s loss came at a time when her life was exactly where it should be: perfect marriage, teenage children and long-term friendships. The reader is struck by the power of one tumultuous moment unleashing a torrent of unrelated events into the path of a struggling individual.
Cindy Henry