Bee’s Articles

300 Years Ago a Woman Made Public Health History

Who is your favorite unsung hero? Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is one of mine! Had she invented something? No. Had she pulled someone from a burning building? Well, no. And yes. She learned what some other women--unsung heroes--were already doing in Turkey. And she tried it. Inoculation. It greatly reduced the carnage of killer smallpox!…

Vaccines and Bayonets: Launch Celebration June 24!

I am very excited to announce the official launch of Vaccines & Bayonets on Gavin Roy Presents YouTube Channel, June 24th at 430pm PDT. Please bring your friends and your book club! Looking forward to seeing you! https://videopress.com/v/O48fCchW?preloadContent=metadata What’s the book about? The author’s childhood dream is coming true. She leaves her small-town roots and…

My Africa Smallpox Memoir Goes on Radio!

KZSB 1290 AM was gracious enough to bring me on to discuss my book and the correlation between COVID and our time in Africa. It’s been seven years since I started writing about my life in West Africa where my late husband was working to eradicate smallpox. Now the book is a reality—part memoir, part…