Diane has published stories of travel, human interest, and local interest.
Times of the Islands, Mar/Apr. 2016
Mick Gurley of New Moon Sailing in Captiva was captaining a charter to Key West. "We had a great sail down to Key West," Gurley says. "But just 20 miles from our destination, suddenly we were in trouble."
Social Needs for Special Kids
Richmond Family Magazine, February 11, 2016
Disabilities of all kinds can act as a barrier to your child’s physical and emotional development. But what about social skills? No matter the challenge, there are ways to keep children engaged and help them build a better social life....
At twenty-four, Rchmonder Haley DeRocke was getting anxious. She had tried for a year to get pregnant with no results. Her doctor tested her and her husband for a veriety of problems, but found none. Haley was told she had "unexplained infertility," a frustrating answer to the increasingly common question: Why can't I get pregnant?
When a Child is Missing
Richmond Family Magazine May 29, 2015
There was a certain panic in that voice that made me stop and look around. A middle-aged man was standing in front of the theatre; his head darted from person to person as the crowd made its way to the exit. As I came closer, I heard him explaining to a security guard that his 8-year-old had gone to the restroom and not returned to his seat.