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carmen

aurora, Colorado
Patch Land Writings is a mother and son's journey about the world of Amblyopia and Strabismus. We want to share our story with you and also to bring awareness to low vision. I would also like to hear other peoples stories. I hope to share my childrens books with all of you in the near... Full Bio
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Treasure Cake by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I wanted to share a page from book 3, with the treasure cake scene, Illustrated by Joey Manfre. I really did bake the treasure cake. :) It wasn't a simple as I originally th ... Read on »
Patch Land Adventures – Children’s Books About Wearing an Eye Patch by Carmen Swick by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Patch Land Adventures – Children’s Books About Wearing an Eye Patch by Carmen Swick Read on »
Sport of Motorcross by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities With all the great things and commodore that goes along with the sport of motocross, it can also cause some dangerous injuries. During practice runs on Sat. before the r ... Read on »
Rememberin a Very Special Person by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Sharing this every year with you, gives me an opportunity to share my heavy heart! I know many of us have lost a special someone! They call it the circle of life! Alth ... Read on »
Great review for book 3 by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Carmen has written yet another powerful, fun-filled book about Patch Land Adventures!  Pirate’s Adventure is more than a story about children facing challenges.  It is a ... Read on »
Thank you to Stephanie & Gateway High school class of "84” by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Thank you to Stephanie & Gateway High school class of "84”  for their kindness in donating my children's book series, “Patch Land Adventures”  to Jewell elementary! Jean ... Read on »
Let’s Shine in 2015 by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As I reflect back on 2014, would like to start by saying how grateful I am to all of you for your support through my writhing journey! I have received some heartwarming ... Read on »
Author Visit at Buffalo Trail by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Great day spent on Friday, Dec. 5th! I had a wonderful author visit at, Buffalo Trail elementary school. Great group of students! Spent the morning talking about my ... Read on »
Author Visit by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities What a wonderful morning as the visiting Author, with the K-2 students (330) at Florida Pitt-Waller school, in Green Valley Ranch. Great staff and thanks to the "EWI" grou ... Read on »
The 9th Annual Vision Walk by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities  Check out this segment, We are talking about the vision walk coming up in Den. and Miranda does a great job explaining her eye disease. Read on »
A Gift from a friends Passing by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As I set here this morning with my writings and my 2 dogs by my feet sipping on a hot cup of decaf, I get this call from a friend of mine that had recently lost her hu ... Read on »
Tori's Journey with Lymphatic Malformation by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Tori’s Journey with Lymphatic Malformation I would like to share this truly amazing young ladies journey with you. I had the pleasure of meeting Tori in person a few ... Read on »
August is Amblyopia Awareness Month by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As part of Children's eye and safety month, August is also Amblyopia Awareness Month. What is Amblyopia? According to the American Optometric Association, Ambloyopia (or laz ... Read on »
Writing The New Book! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Writing the next book! "Chomper My Bearded Dragon". Very excited about this one! Note, this book is not part of the "Patch Land Adventures" series. Read on »
Great Book reviews! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Two great reviews for Book Three! Thank you to Mrs World, April Lufriu, & Timothy J, Shoen. PH.D. Getting closer to print date! Here the back cover. Read on »
A Little Background On Memorial Day! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities A Little Background On Memorial Day! Have a great and safe weekend! & dont forget to honor those who have passed & continue for our freedom! It is traditional ... Read on »
Blind Football Player Gets Shot To Play At Tulane University « CBS Boston by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Blind Football Player Gets Shot To Play At Tulane University « CBS Boston Read on »
Celebrate Children's Book Week! May 12-18 by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Celebrate Children's Book Week! May 12-18 Order your signed copies! Thanks for your support! www.patchlandadventures.com Read on »
Outstanding Chapter for the Foundation Fighting Blindness! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Way to go Denver! Thank you to all of our Amazing members to make this happen! We will find a cure to Blindness! "Denver Chapter has once again been named Outstanding Chapte ... Read on »
2014, Young Writer's Conference by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I was thrilled to be a presenting author for this year’s 2014, Young Writer's Conference for Jeffco Public Schools, 8 elementary schools were involved this Thursday evenin ... Read on »