Appearances

Appearances & Presentations

Years of experience as a teacher have polished Teddy Jones’ ability as a public speaker. She has received praise from both general public audiences and professional health-related groups for her clear, direct approach and her ability to convey information in an interesting and entertaining manner. She offers presentations on topics related to her writing, tailored to the interests of your audience.
Appearances related to Jackson’s Pond, Texas: A Novel:
Readings from the novel interspersed with comments on cultural and economic influences of drought and dwindling ground water supplies in West Texas.
Appearances related to Halfwide: A Novel:
Readings from the novel interspersed with comments on “Women Reinventing Themselves.”

(Explores the intentional changes made by women in Halfwide and brave women everywhere.)

Presentation on “Finding Your Gift—Purpose after Mid-Life.”
(Allowing our talents to surface; making room for all our dimensions; finding purpose after mid-life. And to keep it from being gloomy or dull, occasional readings from Halfwide.)

A presentation related to Left Early, Arrived Late
“Gallery Tour”(A guided tour of an imaginary art gallery featuring scenes related to Marcia Muth’s life; includes selected readings from the book.)

Sample topics related to A Stone For Every Journey include:
“Another Journey – Finding Elinor Gregg”(The story of an uncommon collaboration that resulted in the book A Stone For Every Journey.)

“Travels With Elinor”
(Readings from A Stone For Every Journey.)
“If Memory Serves”
(Reminiscing as an aspect of life review, using A Stone For Every Journey
as the source of examples.)
“Later, On The Journey”
(Aspects of healthy aging – combines theory of human development and
aging with examples from the biographical novel, A Stone For
Every Journey.)
Topics related to 100 Doses: Capsules of Advice and Wisdom for the Health and Well-being of Farm and Ranch Women and to her column “In The Middle Of It All” include:

“Promoting The Health And Well-being Of Farm And Ranch Women”
(An interactive workshop for a general audience with personal
interest in the topic. Can be ½ or 1 full day. Presented by co-authors

Sue Jane Sullivan and Teddy Jones.)
“Removing Barriers To Rural Health Promotion”
(Designed for health professionals.)
“In The Middle Of It All”
(Health promotion concerns and approaches in rural communities.
Designed for general audiences.)
“Capsules from 100 Doses”
(Readings and reflections from 100 Doses: Capsules of Advice and
Wisdom for the Health and Well-being of Farm and Ranch Women
presented by co-authors Sue Jane Sullivan and Teddy Jones.)
A presentation tailored for community groups supporting libraries is:

“What Are Friends For?”
(Encourages Friends of Library groups as supporters of their community
libraries. Offers strategies and tactics to revitalize the organizations via
specific examples.)

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Contact Teddy Jones at tjoneswrites1@gmail.com for information on topics and fees or to schedule appearances.