My first novel, The Awesomely Amazing Adventures of Cherry: Butterfly Buddies, is here

I’m not one for making yearly resolutions. Not the formal sort, anyway. And not at New Year’s. I made a great list when I was 12 and realized those pretty much set me up for life. I review them every so often. Basically they are: Don’t be a jerk, to yourself or others, reiterated in…

The Weekend at Camp Mummy/Poppy

We like to keep things interesting on the weekends at Campy Mummy/Poppy (Poppy is the additional camp counselor available on weekends and the odd weekday). This weekend was the Black Sheep Gathering at our local fairgrounds. With free admission! So we headed there on Saturday morning and wandered around for a bit. It was easy…

Gearing up

There’s just one full week of school left, plus 1.5 days. Then it’s over until after Labor Day. It’s always an adjustment on both ends of summer — getting into the new, more laid-back routine of vacation and then going back to school in the fall. We have a long list of possible summer activities…