This beautiful landmark can be seen if you drive north from Chicago along the lake shore through Evanston into Wilmette. The Baha’i Temple, officially called The Baha’i House of Worship, is one of 7 in the world. If you’re unfamiliar with this religion, it’s basic teachings include equality, world peace, and unity. During my recent,Continue reading “Baha’i Temple, Wilmette, Illinois”
I needed a break from my blog, but I’m back. Two weeks ago today, feels like months, I flew home after cutting my trip to Chicago short. When I left Colorado on March 13, I had school events scheduled, a store event, and plans with friends. Things changed, hour by hour, moment by moment. MyContinue reading “Two Weeks”
If you follow this blog, you know my affinity for the beauty in nature, animals, and children. This is my last Colorado sunrise for a week because I’m heading to Chicago. (I’ll pause here for your thoughts on traveling at the moment.) See you from Chicago. 😊
So many wonderful experiences have happened since Aliana Reaches for the Moon was released. I’m enjoying author visits and schools and connecting with readers is the best part. School visits this week and the first week of March in Colorado. Heading to Chicago for some school visits later in March!
Javi Báez Anthony Rizzo Wilson Contreras Addison Russell The Cubs played three games in Denver. The first was a close one with a sad outcome. The next two were lopsided 10-3 and 10-1 finishes with one win and one loss. Win or lose, I’m a Cubs fan for life!
I’m excited because as a Cubs fan living away from Wrigley Field my team is coming to town. They are on a hot streak and I’ll be at the game against the Rockies tomorrow! Even Charlie is giddy with anticipation. ⚾️💙🐻
More from my visit to Chicago I was a teacher and reading specialist in Chicago for ten years. My final year was full of wonderful memories of children I will never forget. I had the good fortune to work with two first graders that made every day rewarding. They were both the little sisters ofContinue reading “Why I love Social Media”
I’ve always believed in putting positive energy into the world. I cheer on my friends when something wonderful happens; their joy is my joy. I try to be encouraging when they are facing challenges. Sometimes just letting someone vent or have as much time as they need to talk about what’s bothering them, is aContinue reading “Do you believe in Karma?”
I’ve been in Chicago promoting Aliana Reaches for the Moon which explains why I haven’t posted here in a while. I’ll share some details and pictures in the next few days. Here’s a taste.
A quinceañera photo shoot on a beautiful rose garden day children gather to watch. Overheard, “Do you see the princess?” “May we say hello to the princess?” Children kept at bay, eyes fixed on the beauty, until …. “Aren’t we lucky we saw a princess today?”