Posted in July 2012

Learning from Encyclopedia Brown

Learning from Encyclopedia Brown

Stories that you read as a child really stick with you. I think most people remember the little picture books they first read when they were younger. One of the first books I loved to read on my own was about a cat that lived in a firehouse. I’ve always loved mysteries – Nancy Drew … Continue reading

Ted: Surprisingly warm and fuzzy

Ted: Surprisingly warm and fuzzy

It’s a wish most children have — that one day they’ll wake up and their inanimate bear/doll/toy playmate will have come to life. That’s the basic premise of Seth MacFarlane’s (“Family Guy”) debut movie, Ted. A young John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), who is so unloved the neighborhood ruffians don’t even want to beat him up, … Continue reading

Government says mermaids don’t exist

I haven’t written anything about the topic of my book yet — so I guess this is the perfect place to start! Mermaids play a central role in the story… so needless to say it was a little disheartening to see that the U.S. National Ocean Service recently came out to officially say that mermaids … Continue reading

Procrastination Station

When you have something important to do, it’s amazing how many little things come up that seem like even better things to do. Today those things included watching several episodes of Felicity… Decorating for the 4th of July… And starting this blog. So here it goes, I”m going to try this crazy thing called becoming … Continue reading