Friend Friday

June 9th, 2017|animals, family, Uncategorized|

It is a genuine delight to host Suzanne Selfors today. She is practically a neighbor of mine, a mere ferry ride to the west away. She is a gracious hostess, [...]

Friend Friday

June 2nd, 2017|animals, Creativity|

I am delighted to host Melissa Stewart today in celebration of her newest book, Can an Aardvark Bark?, illustrated by Steve Jenkins (Beach Lane Books ). She is the author of [...]

Friend Friday on a Tuesday

May 16th, 2017|animals, writing|

The only problem with having so many writing friends is that there are not near enough Fridays for hosting them on my blog. What to do? Celebrate on a Tuesday, [...]

Friend Friday

March 24th, 2017|animals, inspiration|

It is not often I get to host a book creator who is also a professional performer, but such is the case with today's guest, Clare Meeker (learn more about [...]

Friend Friday

February 10th, 2017|animals, inspiration|

Today's friend is *ahem* me. Since I had a new book launch on January 31, I thought it would be okay if I used this slot to tell you a bit [...]

Friend Friday

November 4th, 2016|animals, environment|

Ginger Wadsworth and I met at the amazing Humboldt County Authors Festival eons ago. She is a lovely person and wonderful writer and a fellow dog lover. So it's no [...]

Throwback Thursday

September 15th, 2016|animals, history|

I may look sweet and innocent but I have an evil plan: I want to turn kids into ravenous readers of historical fiction. And, serendipitously, I've discovered one way to be [...]

Friend Friday

June 10th, 2016|animals, Creativity|

Talent, heart, sense of humor -- Dana Arnim has it all! In addition to sharing her talents with Little Bigfoot/Sasquatch Books as the illustrator for Bartholomew Quill, A Crow's Quest [...]

Friend Friday

April 15th, 2016|animals, history|

It's pretty special to be able to host a friend AND a neighbor. Well, Dan Gemeinhart and I are almost neighbors; we live in the same state, me on the [...]

Friend Friday

February 19th, 2016|animals, poetry|

I adore Amy Ludwig VanDerwater and I adore birds so imagine my delight, walking the exhibition hall at ALA midwinter, when I discovered Amy's new book is about birds! Even more [...]