Category Archives: Children

Hump Day Humor

Image credit Ben White via Unsplash.com A Sunday school teacher was telling the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. She had a picture of Daniel standing brave and confident, surrounded by lions. One little girl started to cry. The … Continue reading

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A Sweet Joke

Photo Credit: Pete Wright via Unsplash.com today’sFUNNY=========================== As I left the grocery store, I noticed two little kids, maybe six or seven years old, selling candy bars in front of the store to raise money for their school band. “I’ll … Continue reading

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Our grandson Thomas aka The Flash participated with his mother Erika in a 5K race today that included elements of the Festival of Color. Runners became moving rainbows as they were softly pelted with various powdered colors (with prior permission … Continue reading

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Fighting Alien Tree Monsters

I love the imaginations of youngsters. Earlier today during a visit by two of our grandkids and their parents our oldest grandson Thomas was in the backyard playing in our tiny redwood grove and yelled, “I’m fighting some alien tree … Continue reading

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A Fun Adventure

I love doing author readings to youngsters in schools, libraries, and elsewhere. They’re fun and I’m delighted to experience the reactions of the children and adults to my creations. Such adventures often yield surprises. I had two amazing surprises the … Continue reading

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The “Beluga Whale” that Was a Turtle

The Beluga Whale that Was a turtle The link is to a cute news story about the bond between a father and his daughter, and a “Beluga Whale” that was really a turtle. Sources: The Washington Post and Leo @ … Continue reading

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Cute as a…

Our son Brian holds Raiden, who appears to either be a bug or an alien, perhaps an alien bug. Raiden is such a sweet, good-natured child that he inspired me to dedicate my latest picture children’s book to him, Sunny … Continue reading

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