Category Archives: My News

Piggies!

We were expecting Rosalie to deliver her babies in June, but she kept us waiting. When we found her in her pen, she had delivered the first two through the fence into the next pen! They were walking around in … Continue reading

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Ask Mr. Owl

I made another Artful Bird. This one was on request for my son, Max. I finished it in time for his birthday, but it nearly did me in! I have a hard time reading directions sometimes…once I think I’ve “got” it, … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye, Birdie!

Perhaps because of my poetic namesake (Emily Dickinson’s thing with feathers), I have always had a thing for birds, starting with my Fisher Price bluebird music box. I started making cloth birds about a year ago, inspired by my sister’s … Continue reading

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NaPiBoWriWe Interview

A few years back, my friend, journalist-musician-writer-TV producer-cat lady Paula Yoo, started an event called National Picture Book Writing Week in response to NaNoWrMo (write a novel in one month — November). The idea is that sometimes, focusing on writing … Continue reading

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