Welcome! This is the new home of my writing, musings, illustrations, and Simply 7 interviews. You can also find me at my old website. If you’re interested in a Simply 7 interview for your picture book, feel free to contact me, though I reserve the right to not do an interview.
I cannot believe it’s already the middle of October! This fall has flown by as work has kept me busy beyond belief. The leaves have started to fall off the trees, the weather has gotten colder and soon snow will be upon us. Before any more time slips by, I have to tell you about […]
Yet another year has come and gone. This was a rough one. My dad got cancer and after fighting long and hard, lost his battle. Work turned insane and between all of that, my creativity took a hit (though it’s still plodding along). I know I’ve made progress, but sometimes it can be hard to […]
And the winner of a copy of Laura Sassi’s adorable “Love is Kind” is …
Do you ever have a day that makes you feel like running away from it all? Or maybe it’s not a day, but just one event that makes everything seem … terrible. That’s how I felt yesterday. But then my brother reminded me that this was just a moment, to persevere and stand strong. And […]
If you’ve been a follower of my blog for any time now, you probably already know that I am a lover of the sea and all things in it. I grew up on a small rainy island in the Southeast of Alaska and sought peace at the side of the shore many times, just sitting […]
It is almost an annual tradition now for the past couple of years that Miranda Paul has stopped by my blog towards the end of August or beginning of September. There must be some magic in the air that makes that happen!
And the rafflecopter winner of a copy of Jen Betton’s adorable “Hedgehog Needs a Hug” is…