The National Western Stock Show comes to Denver every January. The parade kicks off the two week event. Starting at Union Station crowds line the streets to welcome them to town.
There are many wonderful facets of being an author, but one of the best is reading my book to an audience of children. I love school visits, library events, and bookstores. What can make it even better? Sharing the Storytime spotlight with another author! I was lucky enough to team up with Carmela LaVigna CoyleContinue reading “Small Business Saturday at Second Star to the Right”
The Light Show, an exhibition which examines light and reflection in a variety of ways will be on display through November 2020. I’m only sharing one part of this, the Lucas Samaras Corridor which is basically like being inside a kaleidoscope.
I’ve always loved Impressionism and Monet is a sentimental favorite for me because I have fond memories of a special exhibit that I went to with my mom at the Art Institute of Chicago. Monet traveled extensively so his work includes paintings in London, Amsterdam, Norway, the French and Italian Riviera on the Mediterranean, Normandy,Continue reading “Denver Art Museum Part 2 – Monet Exhibit”
From the museum website: Jonathan Saiz’s installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings, and sculptures. By definition, utopia is “an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” The artist employs social media to spark conversation and document responses about our abilityContinue reading “Denver Art Museum Part 1 – Jonathan Saiz”
The picture book community is full of supportive people who help each other in a variety of ways. We are an interconnected web of authors and illustrators who may have never met in person, but truly are friends. The photo above, taken last Friday, has two of the most supportive members of this community. JulieContinue reading “Bookstore Magic”
To say I’m honored to be on this list of Thought Leaders from the Apollo 11 celebration at Wings over the Rockies is an understatement. As I said to a friend yesterday, I’m a drop in the bucket in this ocean of talent. I suppose a more appropriate analogy would have been I’m a tinyContinue reading “Apollopalooza”