I was an author and grandmother living in Salt Lake City, Utah. I co-authored the book, Drugs Make You Un-Smarter, with my fifteen-year-old granddaughter, Savanna Peterson, telling teens about the dangers of drugs.
To get our anti-drug message out, we needed a newspaper interview. I sent out a press release, but not everyone picks up on a release. I searched online for the phone number for the Salt Lake Tribune. I have found in the past that the quickest way to get an interview was:(more…) Leave a Comment
When we were talking about money matters, I had another idea. https://jillvanderwood.com/things-that-matter/dear-grandchildren-money/
There are couples where both partners work, but one partner requires the other to hand over their whole paycheck. They don’t agree on money matters.(more…) Leave a Comment
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. Scatter sunshine all around the way, love and bless and brighten every passing day!
We have all heard someone say, “I’m only looking out for number one!” or,”I’m looking out for numero uno!” Which basically means that I come first!(more…) Leave a Comment
Bingo Night At The Legion
To Benefit: A Million Broken Hearts Monument(more…) Leave a Comment
A Million Broken Hearts: A Grandmother’s Campaign for the Awareness of Violence and Suicide
The Goal: To put up monuments in communities to bring violence or gun violence and suicide awareness to communities.
The City of Malad, Idaho has approved the monument for victims of violence and suicide to be placed in the Malad City Cemetery and dedicated around Memorial Day in May, 2020.(more…) Leave a Comment