Category Archives: Slices

In the Presence of Greatness

Laughter and applause drifted through the walls from family story time in an adjoining room. In another area young boys and girls entered with bags of books, scoured the shelves, picked a favorite…or two. I was in a new space, … Continue reading

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Today’s Workspace

Imagine a space built into the trees along the forest walk, where children of all ages can experience the joys of nature. Imagine that in that space there were huge horns where visitors can listen to the sounds from the … Continue reading

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Will Power (or lack of it)

I’ll admit it. I have a sweet tooth.  Lately though, I’ve been trying to cut back on sugar in my diet. I am more drawn to baked goods than candy, but there are certain types of candy that are hard … Continue reading

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To New Beginnings

I’ve been absent for a while. Not writing, not even reading much, and not exercising as much as I should. August was kind of a blur. Even though I had a wonderful week in Ireland and spent time with family … Continue reading

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Yoga with Goats

The article in the Philadelphia Inquirer caught my attention – “Yoga with Goats: All the Kids Are Doing It.” I didn’t get the play on words immediately and thought at first it was just for children. But the more I … Continue reading

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Authors Are My Rock Stars Part 2

Last week I traveled to Shenandoah University in Virginia to attend two days of their week-long Children’s Literature Conference. Every day three authors or illustrators make whole group presentations, sign books, and then meet with attendees in small groups. You … Continue reading

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Authors Are My Rock Stars

The Highlights Foundation, nestled in Pennsylvania’s Pocono mountains, is a special place where writers and illustrators of all shapes and sizes and experience levels come together to learn, share, and be inspired. When you turn into the driveway and make … Continue reading

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