This past weekend, I got the chance to participate in a super fun event dedicated to books for kids: the Tweens Read Book Festival in Houston, TX. Twenty-one authors, hundreds of middle grade readers, personalized cupcakes, hand-made knitted water bottle cozies, 85 degrees weather (it was a wet and coooold 45 degrees when I left Wisconsin)—well, let’s just say, as… Read more →
When I walk with my kids, we try to spy one “unique and unusual” thing. It gets us talking as we imagine the story behind it. Sometimes it’s something as simple as a bird feather, sometimes it’s something funny. Yesterday’s was a package of brand-new underwear in the middle of the street. Hmmm . . .