Book Exhibition of the Month (August): Wonderful Pieces of Children's Literature (and their authors).

Thanks to my chosen line of education, I don’t just yet have to wave goodbye to the many great elements within the wide genre of children’s literature. 2,039 more words

Book Exhibition

The Snowy Day (in August...) in Los Angeles?

While the thought of a snow day during the waning days of summer seems absurd, please indulge me in this post because I’m going to share the most charming snow day you’ll likely experience. 568 more words


Proposed edits to The Railway Children by E Nesbit

If we wrote a book half as good as The Railway Children, would that half-as-good book be better than the book we are writing at the moment? 829 more words

Children's Literature

Hidden Gems of the City

Before I launch full-scale into major tourist attractions, I wanted to take you on a stroll down the River Thames towards the delightful village of Rotherhithe. 1,000 more words


My Summer Reading 2014

This summer became a bit of a blur because I wasn’t as engaged with my reading as in past summers. There were too many tasks that needed to be done and everything fell to myself because it’s only me now. 1,151 more words


Flashback Fridays: The Counters calculated and scattered the ships, the life containers, as our wind scatters maple keys . . .

You’re a 15-year old scientist crash lands her craft far from home on a backwater planet where an archaeological dig is going on to discover the remnants of an alien civilization.   673 more words

General Posts

Chocolate Ganache-Filled Cupcakes inspired by Elephant and Piggie books

I wish Elephant and Piggy books by Mo Willems had been around when I was growing up and learning to read. I grew up with Dr. 487 more words