Monthly Archives: October 2016

Haunted Heritage was fun, Artful Things just ahead!

This weekend’s Haunted Heritage event was one of the best I’ve ever signed at. Over 200 children and families showed up to trick-or-treat with their favorite authors and listen to some spooky history. Big thanks to the Heritage Museum of … Continue reading

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Last Class (for now…) New Classes Ahead

Today we celebrated our last creative writing class. I am so proud of the writing that came from this. Together we honed our stories, we twisted them inside-out, changed genres, perspectives and distilled them into poetry. Everyone’s started with a … Continue reading

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Made In Honest on Etsy

My oldest daughter finally started a shop on Etsy! It’s about time, I say. She is a phenomenal seamstress, quilter and crafter that has won awards for her work. She is still stocking her shop, Made In Honest, so be … Continue reading

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Haunted Heritage Day!

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Fundraiser for Pippin

Recently we lost one of our dogs, Pippin, to a disease called lepto he contracted by drinking standing water tainted by rodents. All our dogs contracted the disease, but Pippin succumbed to sudden liver failure and passed away Oct. 4… … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Week #5

This week in our class we worked with distilling our story down to its pure, poetic essence. Stories were refined, expanded on and presented from new angles. All the work that is coming out of this class has depth and … Continue reading

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Panhandle Focus archives now available

Anyone who has been requesting past copies of the Panhandle Focus will be happy to know that all past issues, including our promotional issue, are now available for free download. The domain address of PanhandleFocus.com points directly to the events … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Week #4

Today we heard brilliant readings from everyone in class. All the stories have progressed to new levels and I am so happy to see how everyone has stretched themselves and explored new territory. Next week we will start our brief … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Pippin

Today we unexpectedly lost one of our dogs. Pippin, a gangling adolescent adopted last year from New Beginnings Animal Sanctuary, took ill Friday and spent the weekend in the hospital. He had caught a virus but it didn’t seem serious. We … Continue reading

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KidLit event at Niceville Library from 10-noon

Tomorrow I’ll be signing from 10 a.m. to noon with fellow children’s authors Helene Lund Den Boer and Katie Kahn at the Niceville Public Library, 206 Partin Drive N.   Upcoming KidLit Author Events October 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. I will be signing along with authors Robin Wiesneth, Helene Lund … Continue reading

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