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Nesting *and* Flying the Coop

I have been neglecting my writing in favor of some VIP nesting…my sister and her family have just moved from Iowa City to Ann Arbor so her husband can work with Mike on our new farm endeavor. They have two … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday: Quilts!

I have always been a blanket hound. When I was little, my mom sewed us blankets that were corduroy on one side and colorful polyester on the other. They were edged with silky binding, which I loved to finger as … Continue reading

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Gorilla Marketing

I like to make things when my books come out — a kind of stress-relieving, countdown activity. And I also like to send my publishing team little gifts at relevant times of year. Since Potty Animals was coming out right … 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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