Christmas is a strange holiday. Really, it is! What other event has us sitting around a dead tree pulling candy from our socks and singing the praises of an overweight immortal who shimmies down chimneys for a living? I mean he’s not a ro...READ MORE
I was fortunate enough to sample some of Julia Parker’s handmade jewelry for What The Flicka review. Not only are my pieces unique, Julia is charming and Southern, though she resides in California. READ MORE
The kids made Thankful Trees to help them understand Thanksgiving.
First, we spent our week talking about what Thanksgiving is and what being thankful means.Very few of the kids understood what I meant when I asked “what are you thankful for?” So I had to pose the question like this: “what are things or people you love? Like? Make you happy?” This got the kids talking and their answers were fantastic: READ MORE
I hope I never know what it’s like to walk in the shoes of Sarah Shaw.
Sarah is the protagonist of my novel, Shelter Us. We share some demographic traits: mother of two boys, Berkeley JDs, residents of Pacific Palisades, California.
But Sarah is also the mother of an infant who died. I have not known that pain. READ MORE