Monthly Archives: December 2015

Prairie Sky

Prairie Sky Sky unfolds itself Heavenly beauty Clear blue cloudless sky Stretches for endless miles Then slowly small clouds Appear out of nowhere Soft fluffy clouds float by Out of the west Black threatening clouds move Covering the landscape Very … Continue reading

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Afternoon thoughts

It is a sunny Sunday afternoon. The sunshine is welcome after the rain a couple of days ago. It is starting to look like fall as the leaves are turning color already. I was sitting here staring at the blank … Continue reading

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cat in book

When I was looking for a cat to model my book cat, Pumpkin, from I looked no further than my own cat Morris. The idea of the cat in Bess’s Magical Garden came from the time my oldest daughter adopted … Continue reading

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Cat in Bess’s Magical Garden

My cat Morris was part of my inspiration for Pumpkin Bess’s cat in Bess’s Magical Garden. Pumpkin is a combination of Morris and Goofy a cat my oldest daughter adopted when we were renovating our small bungalow. Goofy was a … Continue reading

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Are past Christmas’s better?

When I start thinking back into my childhood Christmas was much simpler than it is today. Was it better? Maybe it was.  Our school was a one room red brick one with twenty to twenty five students. As soon as exams were … Continue reading

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book launch

The scbwi Book Launch Party has now started and will run until April 1st 2016. Looking for a great children’s book? Find out more here scbwi.org/blp#SCBWIparty. Quote: For a brief second she thought she saw an archway covered with orange … Continue reading

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