This October I was able to make another trip to Highlights for a poetry workshop. It was WONDERFUL! I wrote a ton of poems, was inspired every single day, and a bond was forged with MANY new friends. I don’t think I could’ve predicted that. Not to this extent. So it was that I met […]
It’s not quite Christmas time yet, but as we near the holidays I’m always on the lookout for a new Christmas book that captures my attention (and isn’t just trying to be commercial). Today’s Simply 7 is about a VERY cute Christmas book that I just had to share.
Today’s interview is intriguing. Here is a picture book that could stand alone as a story, and maybe even have something to say about accepting others or dealing with change. Yet there is also a subtle educational chord that is being played in the background of this musical story. This is how you write a […]
Today, I bring you one of my favorite blog guests talking about two of his latest picture books.
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 […]
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 […]