Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be an author. In 2017, I made that dream a reality with my first book, Two Lane Gems, Vol. 1: Turkeys are Jerks and Other Observations of an American Road Trip. My second book,Two Lane Gems, Vol. 2, came out in 2018, and in 2020, I have two more books hitting the shelves. Get one or all!
Living Landmarks of Chicago
Tantalizing tales and skyscraper stories: bringing Chicago’s landmarks to life
Publication date: January, 2020 – available for pre-order now
Living Landmarks of Chicago goes beyond the what, when, and where to tell the how and why of 50 Chicago landmarks. From the parlor used as a meat locker to the fight over the Field Museum, history comes to life in this non-traditional guidebook.
Midwest Road Trip Adventures
Travel along some of the most storied highways and byways in the nation, including The Great River Road and Route 66. Stops include historic lighthouses along the shores of Lake Erie in Ohio, canyons in Kansas, crystal clear springs in Michigan, Underground Railroad history in Illinois, Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, and authentic fish fries in Wisconsin’s Door County. Movie fans can visit the ballpark from “A League of Their Own” in Indiana or tour the Iowa covered bridges showcased in the “The Bridges of Madison County.”
Two Lane Gems, Vol. 1
Turkeys are Jerks and Other Observations from an American Road Trip
This fun and uplifting travel memoir is a road trip romp from the Chicago area to San Diego and back. Theresa L. Goodrich grabs her laptop, her camera, and her journal and makes (asks, she means, asks) her husband, Jim, to drive 6,479.5 miles through thirteen states so she can fulfill a childhood dream.
Two Lane Gems, Vol. 2
Bison are Giant and Other Observations from an American Road Trip
Theresa L. Goodrich and her ever-so-patient husband, Jim, embark on a cross-country adventure through the northwest. Departing from the Chicago-area, the couple heads for the Oregon coast with a loosey-goosey itinerary and a bucket of trail mix.