A little something

about me 

   

    Because I was an extremely artsy, curious and imaginative kid, school and I didn't always mesh. Thankfully, every so often, I would get that inspirational teacher who encouraged my strengths, and opened my mind to the wonderful world of learning! I remember deciding, when I was in first grade, to be a teacher, so I could make school fun and exciting for kids. Now, after 25 years in the classroom, that is still my goal. I love the idea of connecting children to their passions, and of creating life long learners.

     Even though I went into education, I did not give up my passion for the arts. I fell in love with children's literature, allowing me to combine my other passions, nature, writing and reading, into one art form, a CHILDREN'S BOOK! 

  

     My home is my writing/illustrating retreat. I live deep in the woods of North Branch, Michigan, where I enjoy watching wildlife, raising chickens, gardening with my husband, and having fun adventures with family and friends.

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OUR BEAUTIFUL WOODS!

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PLENTY OF WILDLIFE!

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FUN WITH FLOWERS!

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THANK YOU FOR VISITING MY WEBSITE! BECAUSE SO MANY HAVE MENTORED ME ALONG THE WAY, I AM HAPPY TO SHARE IDEAS AND TIPS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR LIFE A LITTLE EASIER.