Author Archives: Janice Hall Heck

About Janice Hall Heck

Janice Heck, coauthor of Triumph Over Terror with Bob Ossler, is a retired educator (special education, early childhood administration). An AARP card holder, she is still raring to go! After official retirement, she kept her hand in education by teaching English, writing, and computer applications (part-time)in a residential adolescent drug/alcohol rehab program. In her free time (whoever said you have free time when you retire? Wrong!), she writes for, edits, and publishes a community newsletter; sings in the Margate Community Church choir; and collects old grammar books just for the heck of it. (Stop that snickering!) She loves travel, cats, writing, blogging, blogging challenges, and life-long learning. She is a wife, mother, and Grannie to thirteen grandchildren. She is committed to Relay for Life (cancer), the annual City-to-Shore MS Bike-a-Thon, and the American Heart Association. She is rapidly learning about eldercare for an older sibling. Welcome to her blog. Connect with her @janiceheck on Twitter, Janice Hall Heck on Facebook, and website www.TriumphOverTerror.com.

Cute Dogs or American Heroes? Who Wins?

by Bob Ossler Chaplain and Janice Hall Heck Three days remain in the Christian Indie Awards Book contest  (www.christianpublishers.net/18votes/)  Deadline March 31. Will dog stories win first place in this contest? Our book, Triumph Over Terror, has been in two … Continue reading

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God Bless Our Veteran: John Arens

What an honor to be pictured with 91-year-old retired Navy Captain John Arens at the Southwest Florida Military Museum and Library in Cape Coral, Florida. Every Tuesday, the SWF Military Museum offers lunch for veterans and family members. Up to 200 attendees enjoy the lunch … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Vote for Triumph Over Terror

LAST CHANCE to vote for Triumph Over Terror by Chaplain Bob Ossler and Janice Hall Heck in the Christian Indie Awards http://www.christianpublishers.net/18votes/ (Christian Small Publishers Association-SCBA) Category:  NONFICTION: BIOGRAPHY category Vote here:  www.christianpublishers.net/18votes/            Deadline is March 31 Triumph Over Terror … Continue reading

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Excerpt: Triumph Over Terror

We invite you to read an excerpt of Triumph Over Terror, a book coauthored by Chaplain Bob Ossler and Janice Hall Heck. The book relates Chaplain Bob Ossler’s experiences at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on … Continue reading

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A.D.D. and Doing What I Do Best: Talking with People

So I’ve owned up to being A.D.D./A.D.H.D, and that explains a bit of my poor performance in school in my early years. It may also explain a bit of my impulsiveness, inattention, and hyperactivity as a child and as an … Continue reading

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A.D.D./A.D.H.D and Readers Choice Book Competition

So what does A.D.D./A.D.H.D have in common with the Readers Choice Book Competition? Me. Bob Ossler. That’s right. Me. Ages ago, I was one of those kids that teachers argued over: “Don’t put that kid in my class.” My reputation … Continue reading

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A Dog, A Cat, or a Hero

Which topic would you rather read about? I know. Everyone loves dogs and cats, so those books snag my attention, too. Always cute, touching stories. But, here’s another. Chaplain Bob Ossler volunteered at Ground Zero in New York City after the … Continue reading

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