I have a personal tradition. For the holiday period between Christmas and New Years I celebrate with a nerdy stay-cation. Last year I read piles of books, watched tv, and binged on youtube series. Reading so much feels down right decadent. Watching whole TV series is sinfully slothful. It is amazingly restorative and just what my […]
2016 sure was a mixed bag. It saw some writerly highs: the publication of my first book, Goodnight Jesus. Goodnight Jesus has only been out for 3 months and it’s already headed to a second printing. I wrote 8 picture books drafts. (Thanks, 12×12!) Better yet some of them I’m not even embarrassed to put
Three years ago we bought a fixer-upper. Even the bathroom sink was sad about the state of the house. We’ve spent the last three years pulling out shag carpet, taking down hot pink wallpaper, painting everything inside and out, and fixing a million things. Now we are one large project away from the finish line.