Hey all! I’m excited to let you know that I’ve got a new book out: The Art of Going the Distance. Click banner above for my books on Amazon (spoiler: there’s a sale) This is the last book in my YA series, Chasing Normal and while it’s kinda sad to close the book on Grace and Zac, I think they probably need a break from me. According to my word documents we’ve been hanging out since 2007. That’s a lot… Read more »

I love how even the tiniest of discoveries can uplift Tiny turtle power.  We discovered this little guy on the Greensprings trail in Williamsburg, VA. And just last weekend I left the house and saw this: The cherry blossom trees are blooming! It seemed like they bloomed overnight. (Much like my kids.) We also found Edvard Munch’s Scream in the James River. Can you see it? Oh and he’s in this doodle too. Just kidding. Here’s some chocolate. Did you… Read more »

Did you know that if you rub essential peppermint oil on the soft middle of the bottom of your foot that you will eventually taste that peppermint in your mouth? This was news to me. I heard this random tidbit in yoga class, and while I haven’t tried it yet, I keep thinking about that unexpected, surprising minty sensation (and also wondered if they make chocolate peanut butter essential oils).   Surprising cereal and marshmallow coated cones at Emack &… Read more »