For more proof of my porch time machine, check out my daughter in last year’s post: The Quickening: From Baby to High School Graduate in Sixty Seconds. Now I’ve got two happy graduates. 🙂 What’s your best advice for graduates? Happy Monday!     **If you enjoyed this post, you can subscribe to receive my new posts straight to your inbox. Just add your email in the space at the top of the right sidebar under my photo.

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 »