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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The First Drawing


Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to have lived 30,000 years ago? It’s just really hard to imagine, I think. The closest I ever came to having a “prehistoric” feeling was years ago in Africa with our youngest son. We were so privileged to be staying with friends who had lived… 

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Journey – A Wordless Escape!


How often…as a mother/grandmother have you heard – “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do!” Several times, I would wager. In the old days, pre-TV, video games, iPads, children spent a lot of times outside, playing – am I right? Now, things are slightly different. Not that children don’t play outside, but there are many who… 

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