Update on Illustrations

Here is a sample of what TEACH Services is planning to do for illustrations in my upcoming book: "Learning Lessons from Furry Friends." They will take our family's photos of our pets and make them look like paintings. I think it's really neat!! I can hardly wait to see what the finished product will look …

Lightning Revelation

Don't worry, the lightning is not striking the telephone pole!I know it isn't a very good photo, but it's the best I could do with my limited knowledge of photography. So, last night a beautiful storm blew through. This is the tail end of it. In fact, I am standing right underneath the towering edge …

New Family Member

I never though it would happen, but we decided to get another kitty! Puff is getting old, and she doesn't pay much attention to the chipmunks invading our property anymore. So we brought home Scamper, who, strangely enough, looks just like a cat we had many years ago named Blackie.At first our dogs weren't sure …

My Books

I currently have written two books: "Learning Lessons From Furry Friends," and "The Prodigal Pup." Both are children's books, and here is the update on what's happening with them."Learning Lessons From Furry Friends" is a children's book based on all the TRUE stories surrounding my family's experiences raising puppies and kittens. I have tied in …

Paint Pictures

One thing I really enjoy doing is painting on my computer. Windows 7's Paint program is awesome! It allows you to use oil or watercolor paints, colored pencils, calligraphy pens, crayons, etc. I usually combine all those options into one picture, and here's what I've come up with:Sea shells along the sandy seashore.   A puppy--my favorite …

New Post of Old Poems

Hey everyone! I decided that, until I have some new poetry or prose completed (coming soon!), I will post some of my old work. So, here are some poems I wrote awhile back.Here's a fitting one for this time of year!A Spring Day The sun's coming up On a morning in Spring;I open my eyesAnd …

Welcome!

Hello everyone! I'm glad you've decided to check out my blog! There isn't much here right now, but keep checking back periodically, as new post will appear--school writing assignments, updates on the status of the books I want to publish, pictures of my pets, my latest stories, poems, and lots more! You won't want to …