Anna_O_061.jpg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Screen Shot 2019-04-06 at 10.28.27 AM.png
 
aboutAnnaLogo-01.png
 

author + artist + guide

Here are a few things you might want to know about the work I do… I am the author of the award winning book My New Friend Grief: Reflections on Life and Loss. I hold a BA in

Interdisciplinary Humanities from Michigan State University and an MSW from the University of Michigan, School of Social Work…

 
 
 
 
talk-01.jpg

Human beings crave connection. We are at our best when we feel connected to other people…

IMG_5076 2.JPG
read-01.png

My New Friend, Grief is Anna’s book about her experience with grief after her father’s death.

 
 
IMG_3177.jpg
 
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.
— Rumi
 
 
 
 
 

MY NEXT BOOK!

When I was young, I had all kinds of career aspirations. I played School in my bedroom with dreams of being a teacher. I also dreamt of being a parapsychologist. Then a successful business executive (for real), a broadcast journalist, and a speech pathologist. Ultimately, career wise, my most important job title has been Mom…


newSpace-04.jpg
 

THE BRIGHTON LIGHTHOUSE

For several years my husband, Dan, and I have been on the lookout for a home for my business, Heart Connected. At the end of 2016 we fell in love with the property at 142 Brighton Lake Road in our hometown of Brighton, Michigan. It is an historic property that is well known in our town and we wanted to be sure it was preserved…

brightonlighthouse.jpg