Monthly Archives: September 2014

Adventures in Biodiversity

I’ve spent the past several weeks preparing for a series of events which finished appropriately today, on National Public Lands Day. I connected with Deborah Perryman on Twitter, and because I have been paying close attention to teachers of science lately, I … Continue reading


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My Week in Books: a Picture Book Episode

Here’s another picture book post. I’ll share other books I’ve read separately. Enemy Pie, by Derek Munson, illustrated by Tara Calahan King This is a favorite for reading to first graders, with their developing sense of justice and the importance … Continue reading

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My Week in Books – a Week Late!

I missed a week! But look, I played with my badge some more! It’s not because I didn’t read. I’ve been reading right along – but I’ve also been processing several pounds of grapes, and planning an event, and planning … Continue reading

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Grateful: Bounty

I’ve been writing – quite a lot – until this past week, when some publishing business and some family business took me away from the manuscript for a bit. What has happened in that time out and about is so … Continue reading

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A 5-4-3-2-1 Interview with Kory Shrum, and a Giveaway!

As I am finding a bit more time to try out new types of reading, including that for the more mature crowd, I’ve challenged myself with a little urban fantasy of late. I’m very new to the genre and when … Continue reading

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