Lydia Griffin's latest book is the Now You Know Bio of Dr. Susan Anderson, rural physician in Colorado's Grand County known to her neighbors as 'Doc Susie.' Lydia is grateful to the courageous people who work in the medical profession, especially doctors like Susan Anderson who dedicate their lives to serving other people.Lydia is the author of two children’s picture books: BeBa and the Curious Creature Catchers and Prunes and Rupe, a story of friendship between a miner and his burro. Lydia is a graduate of Holderness School, Colorado College, and received her MFA from Spalding University. She enjoys teaching creative writing workshops to elementary and high school students. She has also taught college-level writing courses. She lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband and dog.
Susan Anderson practised medicine near Fraser, Colorado, for more than forty years. She was known simply as 'Doc Susie' to her neighbors in the small mountain community.
Enjoy learning about this courageous medical pioneer in Number Fourteen in the Now You Know Bio Series
Susan Anderson: Colorado's Doc Susie
The picture book Prunes and Rupe, a story of friendship and flapjacks, tells of the relationship between a prospector, Rupert M. Sherwood, and his burro, Prunes. Based on a true story in Fairplay, Colorado, in the early twentieth century, the story is told with charm and grace by Lydia Griffin and beautifully illustrated by Judith Hunt.
Prunes and Rupe - Hardcover with library binding.
When Rupe got busy, Prunes did a little grocery shopping all by himself.
An early spring blizzard piled snow as high as the tallest fence posts.