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Spoiled

First Axel and I got spoiled, on our way to California. An upgrade to first class on the short hop to New York, then a personal pick up at the jetway by Delta Customer Experience rep Carol who whisked us away in a Delta Porsche across the runways to a far off terminal from where our San Fransisco flight would leave one hour later. 264 more words

Vacation

A Moment with A.

Today the pod was almost empty, with only a first grade class not out gallivanting around on field trips. And there was me, the intervention teacher alone in the pod conference room doggedly typing in titles and genres to make the guided reading library more searchable and check out easier.  424 more words

Slicing

Murphy's Law of Baby Wipes

Disaster will strike the minute you run out of wipes. Typically on the road far far away from home.

Case #1: The Perfectly Aimed Barf… 607 more words

Family

Asilomar so Lovely

Asilomar Camp Song

“Asilomar so Lovely, Down by the Edge of the Sea, Where the Pine Trees Tall and Stately, And the Sand Dunes call to Me.”

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Starting My Publishing Journey

Remember oh, early December, when I wrote this post on diversity in children’s books? I made a commitment to publish books for children of color and committed to publishing something myself if I didn’t have something in the works by June. 974 more words

Children's Books

Highlights & Thoughts from the 2016 SCBWI Golden Gate Conference at Asilomar

I’ve been watching this conference for a decade. I have heard wonderful things about it, but–since it’s not cheap (well, staying at Asilomar isn’t cheap; the conference itself is more than reasonably priced), I felt like I needed to have some work to show before I went. 745 more words