Questions to Ask

  1. What inspired you to write Dipped In It?
  2. Why is the book called Dipped In It?
  3. In your book you mention that grief and gratitude are not mutually exclusive. What do you mean by that? 
  4. You started your gratitude journal on Facebook, and since then you have continued sharing your experiences with an online community. What has it been like to share your story publicly, especially the messy and vulnerable parts?
  5. Why do you think it’s important for people to tell their stories?
  6. What was the most surprising revelation you had while writing this book? 
  7. How did writing this book affect your perspective on life and love? Both familial and otherwise?
  8. You’ve said that this book is about family, going through big changes, and recognizing each other’s strength. What has helped you appreciate the strength of those around you? 
  9. Beyond your relationship with your father and the grief that followed losing him, you also write about your relationship with your ex-spouse and your daughters. What compelled you to add those relationships to the conversation? 
  10. What do you most want people to take away from this book?