The Scraps Book – Notes from a colorful life


Oh, Lois Ehlert…you make my heart sing! And yes, I think art chose you, too. But…I also think that it helps to have parents who encourage and share their own talents with their children, whatever they may be. I love that Lois’s parents gave her a table of her own where she could dream and… 

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Calling All Animal Lovers – Have You Seen The Animal Book?


I don’t know about your children, but our children and our grandson LOVE animals. When they were little they couldn’t get enough of them – trips to the zoo, pets at home, a butterfly garden in Germany…if it had animals, we were going to see them. Last summer we took the Little Darling to the… 

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Let’s Get Ready…The Winter Olympics in Sochi begin February 7!


The Winter Olympics are just days away. Will you be watching? This year they will be held in Sochi, Russia. This will be the first time that the Russian Federation will host the Winter Games; the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow. The host city Sochi has a population of 400,000 people and… 

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