It’s probably not a secret that I like chocolate (or most desserts, for that matter).     Plus, I’m impressionable, or maybe better yet, let’s say, easily inspired?   Some coffee inspiration   So when children’s author, Susanna Leonard Hill, posted about this:   The First Ever Pretty-Much-World-Famous Illustration Contest!!!   I got caught up in the glamour, the intrigue, the excuse to go to the craft store to buy more art supplies, and well, a little chocolate hypnosis. Because Susanna… 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 »

Need a little Monday boost? Check out the new event at the winter Olympics: Slopestyle. Snowboarders + obstacle course = super cool flips and revolutions with names like The Holy Crail (ie 1620 Japan Air Mute Grab), the backside triple cork 1440 (three head-over-heels flips and four full revolutions), a cab double cork 900, or the switch stance backside 540. I feel energized just writing it all down.   Are you watching the Winter Olympics? What’s your favorite event? Happy Monday!        … Read more »