Friend Friday

December 7th, 2018|friends, humor, illustration, inspiration, Uncategorized|

It is a sheer delight to host a longtime friend, Kaelen Felix, today, along with Allistar Banks, the author of the book Kaelen illustrated. I "met" Kaelen through email years [...]

Friend Friday

August 17th, 2018|books, Creativity, humor, reading|

I met the incredibly energetic Beth Bacon through the Vermont MFA program, even though she and I are practically neighbors here in the northwest. Beth gave a reading from a [...]

Friend Friday

July 20th, 2018|humor, inspiration, reading, writing|

I don't know how it is that Heather Bouwman chooses to be friends with a slacker like me-- in addition to her writing, she's a college professor, homeschooling mom AND [...]

Friend Friday

March 23rd, 2018|humor, illustration, inspiration, reading, Uncategorized|

I am so honored to call Dana Sullivan a friend. His irrepressible humor and good-naturedness not only make him a great guy to be around, they make him a great [...]

Friend Friday

October 20th, 2017|humor, writing|

Long, long ago, I met Dian Curtis Regan when I was invited to join a group of women for a marathon critique fest prior to a Society of Children's Book [...]

Friend Friday

April 14th, 2017|humor, writing|

Mark Twain wrote in his biography that "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing." But writing funny can be a challenge as today's Friday friend, Lisa Papademetriou, shares in her essay below. It's [...]