Running in Review: February

February just blew by, didn't it? Training has kicked in and I'm really enjoying running and preparing for my fourth marathon. Training Summary I managed a total of 110 miles, most of them very easy, but with a couple of decent workouts thrown in. (Break down of paces below.) Sleep has been sporadic--the baby is … Continue reading Running in Review: February

Picture Book Review: Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmer’s Market

Title: Fresh Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmer's Market Author/ Illustrator: Michelle Schaub/ Amy Huntington Year published: 2017 Age Range: 2-10 years Summary: A collection of poems that shares the wonders and magic of a day at the farmer's market. Review: From the inviting poem on the opening page to the final poem that … Continue reading Picture Book Review: Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmer’s Market

The Free Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: The Writing Process

“I think that writers are made, not born or created out of dreams of childhood trauma—that becoming a writer (or a painter, actor, director, dancer, and so on) is a direct result of conscious will. Of course there has to be some talent involved, but talent is a dreadfully cheap commodity, cheaper than table salt. … Continue reading The Free Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: The Writing Process