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This is new. In case you don’t recognize it, it’s called sunshine. On my belly. And my face. And my bits and pieces.

This is new, too. 223 more words

Children's Literature

Reviews: Bayou Magic

Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes (Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Expected Publication May 2015)

Ten-year-old Maddy knows how to make a good jambalaya.  She knows how to cook with her heart, adding just the right amount of spices, rice, meat and vegetables. 537 more words

General Posts

Basking in the Spotlight

As an entrepreneur, you don’t get many pats on the back.

Employee/subcontractor appreciation is something you do…not necessarily something you receive. You are your own “wind beneath your wings.” Your back pats are new and repeat business. 337 more words

Children's Books

Flashback Fridays: Inside my bones, inside my meat, inside my heart, inside my FEET! . . .

You’re a youth who lives with his parents in a house near the edge of a dark forest.  You’re nearest neighbor is miles away, so when there’s  a knock on the door in the middle of the night, it’s not likely to be a good thing.   829 more words

General Posts

Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral

Chopsticks is not as new as most of the books I review here (it was published early 2012), but I can’t stop thinking about it––so I knew it had to make it into the blog. 420 more words

Clown Fishie (Another Art Post)

Can you believe I’m posting even more art? I can! One of the tanks that the Nopetopus visits contains clown fish. When she gets there they are just putting on their make up for the day. 10 more words

Jessica Tuckerman

Talee Finds a Background

I’m playing around with placing this Talee pose into an existing background.

Illustrations