I’m hoping to explain to anyone who might NOT be a teacher, what is going on over here behind the curtain of the great and powerful Oz. Teachers know. Some parents understand. But there is a great deal of opinion and slander being bandied about that IS NOT BASED ON FACT. However, I’m not going […]
It took a week and a half away from my precious summer time, BUT I painted my giant bedroom and it was worth it. I am SO happy looking at these “new” walls now, it’s ridiculous. I get lost just gazing at them. SO I thought I’d share the fruits of my labors (and my […]
Today I’m participating in an event that I haven’t participated in before. This is not an interview, like I typically do, but a review of a book that was gifted to me to review for this event specifically. If you were a fan of “Moana,” read on!
Life happens. It will throw you curve balls when you least expect it. And sometimes your creativity and all of your goals will dive under the bus when you’re trying to avoid all those curve balls in the Dodge Ball game of life. When that happens, you simply have to breathe and survive. I’m experiencing […]
Sorry to have disappeared after April, but May was a challenge this year! I had first grade AND Kindergarten with which to wrap up school. It was exhausting. I was beginning to be afraid that my age was starting to show (that’s just how dead tired I was at the end of every single day […]
It’s been a while since I updated my blog. The last few days I’ve been reading a lot of blogs about poetry or discussing with others online about poetry, so I thought I’d share.
Originally posted on Susanna Leonard Hill:
Hi Everyone! I know I signed off and wished you all well for the holidays and new year, saying we’d pick up on January 4th. But I got wind of a contest I thought you’d all like to know about: Writing With The Stars! Writing with the Stars is…
I’m thinking of putting this one on a Christmas card, but I worry it’s too simple of a concept.
Work, connubial bliss, the holidays and creative work. It’s all conspiring to eat up my time. It keeps me away from blogging. BUT never fear! Jena IS here! The good news: I have two more Simply 7 interviews lined up but … there will be a wait. Sorry. I’m waiting too. Sometimes responses aren’t immediate. […]
Sometimes after a conference, you will experience an emotional high or low. Last weekend after one writing/illustrating conference, I had an emotional low. This weekend (after another similar conference), I’m on a high. What makes the difference? There wasn’t anything in particular anyone said. We heard and saw amazing things and yet everyone at the […]