Sometimes I’m a chicken. In college, I actually narrowed down my choice of majors to those that didn’t require public speaking 101. Bawk.       That chicken with the big grin is my 14 year old nephew. In public, he’s mostly a quiet kid. But it’s interesting what happens when you put a quiet kid in a chicken suit.     Braver than he thinks? Maybe. I could’ve used a chicken suit a couple of weeks ago when… Read more »

I’m spreading my wings!   This weekend I will be participating in a local authors fair at Cascades library in Potomac Falls, Virginia. There will be bunches of SUPER cool author peeps.   Super cool author peep, Kathryn Erskine.   And books and book stuff.     And coffee, I’m sure. Although, I should probably switch to decaf.   Me + Caffeine (and/or nerves) = Doodles   I’m grateful, excited, nervous, but also very CURIOUS. 🙂   Are you spreading your… Read more »

Today I am happy to have a very special guest here: Alarna Rose Gray.  Alarna describes herself as an aunt, animal lover, and writer.  To me she is also a new friend. AND she has a brand new book! Hello Pepi: A Toy Dog is for Real There was a little puppy  With a coat of raven silk, A lightning splash upon his chest And paws of peppered milk…   Hello Pepi is the first book in a wonderful new… Read more »