Tuesday, December 27, 2022



Post by Doris McCraw aka Angela Raines

Photo Property of the Author

We're in the final stretch of 2022. I don't know about you, but it seemed to fly by. I thought for my final post of this year I'd take a look back and take care of some odds and ends.

First, I apologize for not getting the author interviews out as I had anticipated. Rest assured, I will return to that project and make sure those interviews are shared.

Second, in August I wrote about Dr. Henry H. Hewett. I found him. Most of the information I gleaned was from the Don and Jean Griswold books on Leadville, CO. What I did find, he evidently married at some point prior to his death in a stagecoach accident. He was taken to Denver, CO. where he passed away from his injuries. I found his headstone in Riverside Cemetery in Denver CO. His death date is listed as September 28, 1887.  The following photo can be found on the Find A Grave website for Dr. Hewitt.

From Find A Grave

Third, I was able to republish "Chasing a Chance" with a new cover for the paperback. I also published "Under the Stone: Early Women Doctors in Evergreen Cemetery" and "52 Haiku- Reflections From a Life in Colorado".

And lastly, I had hoped to post more than one marketing post on my blog, but the best-laid plans of... It is my goal to do more than one for 2023. 

Here's to the end of one year, and the beginning of another along with some great stories and other work from all of you.

Auld Lang Syne





  1. Happy New Year to you Doris, & thank you for all the wonderful posts you've shared in 2022!

    1. It has been my pleasure. Happy New Year to you also. Doris

  2. Happy New Year, Dori! Thanks for everything you do for the organization and for Western writing!

    1. It has always been a pleasure and fun for me. You all are special people. Doris

  3. I always enjoy your blogs. Thank you for sharing.