Category Archives: holidaze

New Year’s Resolutions from Authors and Illustrators

It’s a new year, and many of us are reflecting on how we want to approach it in our personal lives, our creative lives, and the intersection between the two. I won’t provide a Venn diagram here, but as you … Continue reading

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Tu B’Shevat

It’s time for Tu B’Shevat, the Birthday of the Trees. And what better way to celebrate than with an Epic Snow Storm? In case your celebration plans are cancelled (our synagogue has plans for a conservation talk and an animal … Continue reading

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Gifts and giving

Hi, all, and Happy Thanksgiving Week. Following are a few ideas for gifts, for books, and a way to help others. For Everybody: If you are looking for something that is truly unique, a couple of local artist friends are opening their studios to the public on … Continue reading

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Tu B’Shevat

In my Tu B’Shevat book, Happy Birthday, Tree, Joni makes a promise to take care of the trees of the world. As a project this week, 70 kids told me how they would take care of the trees, the environment, and the … Continue reading

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Hot Tea Month

January is Hot Tea Month. And okay, sure, it’s one of those holidays that’s made up to give the industry a boost, much like National Pickle Week (which is in May) and National Grapefruit Month (February). But if you’ve been … Continue reading

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