When I’m at home, and wherever I go I watch for birds. I love to see them, learn about them, and write about them.
Helping children learn how to develop friendships is something we wanted to do. Our goal was to present ideas about friendship to kids, through the silly antics of these two pelicans, and their conversation with each other.
It’s Spring Break. You and your family might be taking a trip. But if you’re not, your children might be saying, “I’m bored. What Should I do?” The phrase “I’m bored” is one of my least favorite things to hear from kids.
It is the week of World Storytelling Day. As we honor the great tradition of oral storytelling, let us not forget that we are all storytellers. Younger people are listening and watching what we say and do. May we do that in a way that helps us live together in harmony in our communities and in our world.
Even though I sometimes hear negative comments about it, I like Facebook.
I have been working on ancestry. I was struck with the idea that who I am has been influenced by the dreams of my ancestors.
Nelly has a story to tell, but she doesn’t yet have a book! Who knew that each of the ten pelicans in the Counting Book would have their own story?
Pelly is my book companion. Whenever I go out to a book event, Pelly goes with me.
I Experience Beauty Every Day! I don’t live next to the formidable beauty of the ocean, or the awe-inspiring, verdant forest. But, I have a window and a door. And through my window, and outside my door, I experience beauty
Today is my mother’s birthday. She passed away many years ago. Had she lived, she would have been 111 today. I learned many things from my mother, I believe, even though she and I had very different lives in very different times.