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.
Remember that feeling when you see your best friend or someone you love? It doesn’t matter if you saw them yesterday, it’s thrilling to be reunited. The endorphins kick in and you can’t help but run, chase, and jump for joy.
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”
Rockefeller Center was surprisingly the least crowded place we visited on a walk in the city. I’m always amazed by the sea of humanity in the city. Later last night, I discovered a friend’s pictures showing the same views. #NextTime
sea lions sailboat race friends
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 🎩👰🏼💍
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”
What’s your definition of a perfect day? Running and romping with a friend, punctuated by a cool beverage and even a little dip in the water? Maybe a snack? These boxes were all checked yesterday when Charlie and his sweet friend Meadow got together.
Charlie finally took *the plunge* and went swimming! He’s usually the one who waits on the edges but this time he jumped in ahead of his friend who waited and watched. A tennis ball 🎾 is quite the prize!