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Mother's Day Giveaway from Raincoast Books!

I am thrilled to be hosting a wonderful Mother’s Day giveaway, courtesy of my friends at Raincoast Books!

Open to Canadian residents, ages 18 and up, one lucky person will have the chance to win a… 925 more words


212 - Herniated Squirrel

Poem number 212
Herniated Squirrel
A squirrel with a hernia
Once tried to lift a stone
The pain was quite horrendous
And the squirrel gave a groan… 27 more words


Trying not to be the center of attention? Don't be The Last Boy at St. Edith's

What if?  What if you were one of the only boys at an all-girls school?  What if you didn’t like it?  At all?  What if you sort of had to stay there, since your dad wasn’t involved in your life and your mom worked at the school, meaning you got free tuition?  205 more words

Book Review

A String in the Harp // by Nancy Bond

I read a review for this book a while back over at Tales of the Marvelous, and as soon as Cheryl mentioned the word “Wales,” I was already hooked.   1,065 more words

Book Review

My New Motto For Writing Children's Stories

Thanks to Beth at “I Didn’t Have My Glasses On…” and C. S. Lewis I’ve just found my new motto for writing children’s stories. I’ve written my children’s books so that parents and grandparents would enjoy them as much as children, and this quote Beth posted perfectly fits that focus: 22 more words

Children's Books

On Faith and Family



Current Book: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume

The first book on the list is Are You There God? 852 more words


Readathon: Folk Tales

During the Readathon, I read two collections of folk tales. The first, Nine Magic Pea-Hens, is a collection of 35 Serbian folk tales collected by Vuk Karadzic. 213 more words