Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends! One of my fondest memories is of going to Coney Island – the famous beach in Brooklyn, New York. I’d build sandcastles as the water lapped at my creation, eat hot dogs from Nathan’s, slathered with mustard, and skip along the boardwalk, hoping my parents would buy me a cone filled with soft-serve ice cream – vanilla, of course! But one of the things I loved best of all was when I got a chance to ride the carousel. Round and round we’d go…my gallant steed bringing me ever so close to the machine that dispensed brass rings. If you were able to grab one, you got a free ride! I’d stretch out my arm, lean as far as I could, and…usually miss. But I can guarantee that if you grab today’s selection at your favorite indie bookstore, you will definitely be a winner – of SEVEN GOLDEN RINGS!Continue reading
2013 was a year of change for me. I moved 2000 miles across the country to be closer to our daughter and five-year old grandson.
2014 will also be a year of moving closer – closer to my dream of having one of my picture book stories published.
Along this journey, I’ve met many others who share this dream – and every month this year, I’ll be turning the spotlight on them and asking them to:
- Reveal their goals for 2014
- Tell us the steps they are taking to reach them
- Share how they will reward themselves
I hope you will return every 1st Monday of the month to meet them – there will be familiar faces – and some new ones, too.
I thought it only fair for me to go first…so for today, you are stuck with me.
“IF YOU FAIL TO PLAN, YOU ARE PLANNING TO FAIL.” – Benjamin Franklin
I believe that clever Mr. Franklin knew what he was talking about.
Success in any undertaking calls for preparation. I’ve been Continue reading