Charlie and Meadow on a Snowy Day

Hey Meadow, let’s run!Charlie with snowball socks – it’s hard to tell where his paws areMeadow showing off her snowball socks Rolling in the snow is always fun! Charlie figures out a way to collect more snow by rubbing his head in it.

Surprises and Successes 12 Days of Christmas Challenge

I’m a few days behind on  Julie Hedlund’s 12 Days of Christmas Challenge for Writers where on days 2 and 3, she suggests focusing on Surprises and Successes instead of resolutions. (More about days 4-12 later.) My list of 3 or more surprises and as many successes as I can think of is shared below. I’mContinue reading “Surprises and Successes 12 Days of Christmas Challenge”

Charlie & Meadow’s Engagement Photos

Charlie and Meadow have been friends for most of his life. Often people ask if they’re related, brother and sister? We always say no, and I usually follow up with, “I hope they’ll get married some day.” This week Charlie took the next step and #putaringonit 🎩👰🏼💍

Bookstore Magic

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”