Linda Hasselstrom published Maura's essay "How Do I Thank 45,382 people?" in the compilation in Crazy Woman Creek: Women Rewrite the American West (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004).

Maura ponders how to thank many people who gave blood so that two daughters were able to be born and live. You can read the essay from Crazy Woman Creek on Google Books. (You may need to scroll down a page.)

Linda Hasselstrom published Maura's essay "Pilgrimage," in the compilation Woven on the wind: Women Write abot Friendship in the Sagebrush West (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001). In "Pilgrimage," Maura relates her road trip through the West with her two youngest daughters.


You can read (unfortunately) only part of this essay from Woven on the Wind on Google Books.