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Flash Series KICKSTARTER!!!

Flash Series KICKSTARTER!!!

| June 30, 2017 | 1 Reply

Guys.  It’s happening.  I have launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Flash Series of picture books that I’ve been working on for two years.  I’m pretty much freaking out–as is the illustrator, Aaron Parrott!!  Check out the campaign, reserve a copy, and spread the word! THE AMAZING SUPER LINK IS BELOW:  

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New “Flash Series” Page on Facebook

New “Flash Series” Page on Facebook

| February 5, 2016 | Reply

In honor of the first book I wrote in the Flash Series, “The Day Flash Couldn’t Even,” I’ve created a facebook page that will feature times when Flash–and other pets–couldn’t even. Follow the page now on Facebook, and leave a picture of your own dog who just can’t even!      

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Exciting Christmas Market Lineup!

Exciting Christmas Market Lineup!

| October 13, 2014 | Reply

Okay, people…as I write about Christmas Markets for everyone else to enjoy, I can’t help but be excited about those we are going to visit this Christmas season. Here is the lineup of markets you’ll be seeing me write about in December! 1.We’re going to kick off the season in ESSLINGEN, where they host a […]

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Aescher: a cliffside hotel in the Swiss Alps

Aescher: a cliffside hotel in the Swiss Alps

| September 2, 2014 | Reply

What better way to kick off a new website, than to highlight Berggasthaus Aescher, an isolated mountain guesthouse in Switzerland? Pictures of this guesthouse float around facebook periodically in lists like “10 Hotels You Must Visit in Your Lifetime!” And quite frankly, this is a hotel you should try to visit in your lifetime, if […]

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What I emphasize when taking my young child to the more serious museums and memorials in Germany.

What I emphasize when taking my young child to the more serious museums and memorials in Germany.

| December 11, 2013 | 1 Reply

My six-year-old daughter Sequoia has visited one concentration camp, one border museum, and the Nuremberg Trials memorial museum. I shield her from the most gruesome photos, but explain to her what these places are, what they represent, and why we are there. I am sharing what I tell her, for those parents who find themselves […]

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Apples and Banking and Messy Pie

Apples and Banking and Messy Pie

| September 19, 2013 | 5 Replies

The other day, this happened. And then I had to make pie.  Much like my recent acquisition of raw milk, the acquisition of a crate of apples was quite unexpected.  But if I understood the man correctly, this apple situation is going to repeat itself twice more over the next year (one would hope with slightly less […]

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