May 182017
 

I had a totally awesome time at Nettie Baccus Elementary yesterday.

Nov 162016
 
Writing Month

Writing month-November began at Acton Elementary, rushed into a Teach Writing without a Pencil at Ogg Elemtary and today will stretch from coast to coast with about 10 classes on Nepris. Wow! Great kids! Excellent teachers and fun times.  

Sep 202016
 
Spreading the Freedom Story

We are sharing our passion for teaching kids about the Constitution. Today with our own Granbury DAR. Tomorrow Stephenville DAR. Sharing our freedom in a non-political setting.  Are you sharing freedom with your children? A friend told me yesterday that her granddaughter was so excited when she went to school this year and realized she knew [read more…]

Dec 292015
 
New Year's Goals NOT Resolution

A resolution can fail and usually does.  Goals are steps toward winning the game.  Or in my case, writing the words of my heart. It may be baby steps, however it will get you there eventually.  Make 2016 the year you reach at least one of your goals.  This is the perfect time to focus, perfect your [read more…]

Dec 272015
 
What Super Hero Does Your Pet Personify?

What Super Hero does your pet exemplify, represent, symbolize, stand for, be the incarnation of? Digby in my newest children’s book, thinks he’s more than the First Family’s Dog. He is White House Security, the best of the best, and he does a great job for President Jonathan Landry, in spite of P.C. the cat [read more…]

Dec 152015
 
Scrivener for Christmas

Santa came to my house early today.  She gave me a tool that means I can write faster–Scrivener. I have been wanting this so much.  I is a great cost program for writing and publishing.  Now, Santa, can you give me the ability to proof-read my own work, spell without calling a friend, know where to [read more…]

Oct 012015
 
Brawner Intermediate Author Visit

Digby and I are really looking forward to my author visit Friday, October 2nd, 2016 at Brawner Intermediate in Granbury. This is the first time I’m been ask to share with a fourth grade group in  Granbury…my hometown. It will be a good day.

Sep 252015
 
Teacher Tips - Story Telling

Reading to your non-readers, from their earliest moments, is mandatory to teach reading.  They must hear words and know their meaning before they can learn to read.  This is also true of writing.  The precursor to writing is story telling. A school that nurtures students who excel in writing makes time in (Kindergarten, first, second, [read more…]