April 28, 2012
“Hello! My name is Flat Stanley and I come from a 3rd grade class in CA. We read a story about me – It’s a story about how I am accidentally flattened when my bulletin board falls on me while I’m sleeping. It sounds like a tragedy, but I make the most of this dilemma. […]
April 16, 2012
Relay For Life. There’s nothing better than this event. I said it multiple times this weekend – better than my birthday, better than Christmas… … and at the end of the night, with $148,000 donated to the American Cancer Society.
March 9, 2012
It’s Friday night at 8:30 PM, and I’m curled up in a blanket on the couch. Music plays from the downstairs apartment, cars are flying by outside… and I am so cozy.
March 5, 2012
I’m back in the cafe two blocks from my house. The books on the take-a-book/leave-a-book shelf next to me range from Photographer’s Market to Golden Retrievers for Dummies to one called Your Mouth is Lovely. The other night here, I saw people playing Boggle for the first time since I was five. It boggled my […]
March 2, 2012
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! The first book I ever read was Dr. Seuss’ “ABC.” Twenty-two years later, my dream is to write children’s books. They rhyme, they make me happy and I want to make kids smile. Is there a better feeling? Sure, this isn’t the typical way you write and share a children’s book, […]
February 25, 2012
In one of the first posts on this blog, I wrote about life in black and white. It was last July, and I had just watched Lucille Ball and Bob Hope’s “Affair to Remember.” It made me wonder how many people in 2011, outside of the 9th grade and away from the trap that is […]
February 13, 2012
I didn’t quit the blog. I just was insanely and fantastically busy. Let’s see – Monday we found out I have the credit score from h*ll due to a $24 modem. Awesome. And I can’t quite put together what I did Tuesday. But Wednesday? Visited an apartment. Loved the apartment. It has an exposed brick […]
February 2, 2012
Moving through Europe = plenty of time to write. Moving across the United States = zero time to write. I do miss writing every day.I woke up homesick for Lisbon a few days ago, the last place I drafted a children’s book. I miss having a camera on me at all times – I forget […]