July 12 2014:
July 12 2013:
Lesson # 2 for Thomas … Horse Riding Adventures!!! Plus …. It’s so beautiful here!!
July 12 2012:
Mmmmmmmmm!!!! Fried Cheese Salad with wild mushrooms and champagne infused grapes and a Blue Sage to wash it down!!!!
Swim lesson adventures!!!!
Had to share with you… – Theresa Grant
July 12 2010:
On the bus headed to a dinner show with my Chromosome 18 family.
July 12 2009:
Grow & Build Project at Lowe’s with Thomas & Lillian
July 18 2012:
Terri Barfield Craig says, “Camilla and Team TLC’s journey and life lessons, as shared in this book, will inspire you to look beyond limitations and gain new perspectives on what it means and how it feels to be “different”. It will change the way you see life in general. Not only is this book a phenomenal tool and resource for those with special needs children/adults in their lives, but it includes many nuggets of wisdom for the rest of us as well. I highly recommend it!” ….
Thank you tons Terri!!!
To learn more about the book, go here ..
July 30 2012:
Good morning y’all from San Antonio!! Monica Tello McDivitt saw Chad Templeton’s stack of books … said it brought a smile to her face ’cause she has a stack too!!! Thanks Monica for sharing ‘D iz for Different’ in your stack of books!! Hugs to you …. missing you at the C18 Conference!
July 30 2011:
Picnic in the park for Team TLC!! Nice big shade trees … YES!!
July 30 2010:
They even have rides at The Romano Casa!! The horsey tired out before I got my chance.
July 30 2009:
Just got home from a little eWn gals gathering to design & put together our special little boot badges we’re wearing at the conf in Dallas!! Reno eWn members ROCK!!! Wine, yummy food, fun & beautiful friends, laughter, being silly ~ what more could a girl ask for??
August 5 2012:
Took about 65 books with me to the Chromosome 18 Conference in San Antonio and came back with 7 books …. Thank you does not even convey the gratitude I feel for my C18 Family and the support, encouragement and love from y’all …. I LOVE Y’ALL TO PIECES!!!!!!!
August 11 2015:
I was moved to share this just now …
C is for Courage
“Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage means that we face our fears. We are able to say, “I have fallen, but I will get up!” – Maya Angelou … My addition to this: I have fallen, and it is okay. I choose not to be unkind to myself because I have fallen. I will use this to learn. ” The journey to acceptance takes courage; courage to face one’s fears; courage to make decisions that others frown upon or downright disagree with; and courage to do things differently. …. I have learned that courage is the golden, secret path to clarity …. ” excerpt from “D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance” …
May you feel the joy of the sun or peace of a tree today and know that all is well …..
If you’d like your own autographed copy of “D iz for Different” go here ….
(This is one of Lillian’s drawings from 2012).
April 6 2021
This has been great. Wrapping up soon. A poetry reading with others in the UK, Canada, and me in Reno. ❤️🎉❤️
April 24 2021
And then I received an email this morning with this message (referencing my 1st book, D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance) …
“Your decision to share your experiences and insights is truly a gift to the world. I have been having a synchronistic experience with your book. Sometimes, when I read it, I will move the bookmark to another spot in the book and then fail to replace it after I finish reading. The next time I go to read, the bookmark may be in a spot I have read before, but the words will be perfect for what is going on at that moment in time.” – Lisa
Lisa’s message landed on a thirsty heart. I’m thankful to those who quench the heart’s thirst just when it is needed most.
I don’t talk about this book much, as it’s about to receive a new cover, at which point I’ll re-launch with the new cover. Hopefully, in the next 1 – 3 months. (A very tired me, and a happy Lillian at a November 2019 book signing.)
To learn more about Words of Alchemy and D iz for Different, go here …
June 2 2018:
That time a couple of months ago when we were invited for a segment on The Plush Show in Reno. We talked about being a family of authors. Thank you Jen!!
To learn more about each of our books you can go here ….
Where Would You Fly by Lillian Darnell
Biggest Little Photographer by Thomas Darnell
D iz for Different by Camilla Downs
April 23rd was World Book Day!!
Happy World Book Day from a Team of Book Lovers!!! It’s the perfect day to add to your collection!! xoxo
World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day is a yearly event on April 23rd, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
April 5 2018:
On April 8th, at 6:00 pm PST, Team TLC was on the local Reno NBC station … We were interviewed a few weeks ago for a wee segment which aired on Plush Life TV Show .. a local lifestyle show. Wheeeee …… Oceans and Oceans and Oceans of Love and Gratitude!!! xoxo
If you’d like to learn more about our books, you can visit the following links:
D iz for Different
November 6 2012:
“Finally read your book – you are such an inspiration. It is my prayer lives will be touched, people will be changed, hearts will be softened, kids will be raised to their full potential, parents will be encouraged, loads lightened, and joy embraced through your inspiring story and advice and direction. You truly are making a difference. You share so freely, may blessings come back many fold!” – Terry Vasenden, Reno, Nevada