Nervously Undertaking PiBoldMo 2014

What is PiBoldMo 2014? Well, it is the brainchild of children's author, Tara Lazar.  During the month of November, for picture book writers specifically she created the answer to NaNoWriMo.  Every day, for thirty days, come up with an idea for a picture book. Like most ideas, you go through a bunch before you get … Continue reading Nervously Undertaking PiBoldMo 2014


I am NOT an artist.  Doodler? Maybe. Yes, I drew all the illustrations in Snowball. It should be obvious in most of the pictures that they were not done by someone with a true talent.  It was something I debated on, doing it myself, or hiring someone with real talent. After a visit with the granddaughter I wrote … Continue reading Illustrations

What is a FlopOver?

In the story, Snowball, Aimee, Grumpa, and Tyler have a snack.  What kind of snack do you think they had?  In my family, when I was growing up, we had FlopOvers. What is a FlopOver?  They are the best sandwich ever, to me. 1. Start with a piece of bread. Wheat bread is what I used … Continue reading What is a FlopOver?

Links For Snowball

Sorry, I was asked where to locate a copy (forgot who and what format they were looking for),  so here is the list of links to take you to the book. Links to the versions of the book for Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBook and Goodreads Amazon - for Kindle and Print Copies - Barnes … Continue reading Links For Snowball

Clover Chains

In the story, Snowball, Aimee makes clover chain jewelry.  Do you know how to make flower jewelry? If not, you can check out the link here to WikiHow about Ways to Tie a Clover Flower Chain. For those curious folk, Aimee used the second method to make the chains.  At least in my mind she did, … Continue reading Clover Chains