Category Archives: travels

Deep Graffiti or Where My Son The Philosopher Left his Mark

Hi Friends, I’ve run across this post from time to time and each time it haunts me. The quotes are still engraved into the wood in areas my sons chose for their carving, their graffiti. If I look for it I … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday/ The Secret Cave – Discovering Lascaux

Hi Friends! Another wonderful PPBF day! How are you all? Let’s start OK? Title: Secret Cave – Discovering Lascaux Author/ Illustrator: Emily Arnold McCully Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux NY 2010/ Historical Biography Themes: Historical Biography, Prehistoric France, Art, Cave paintings … Continue reading

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IS Blogging worth the time and effort it takes?

Hi Friends! I’m going off subject of writing picture books or memoir and doing a post on blogging. Is blogging worth the time and effort it takes? I just read a post on this subject by Karen Cioffi here: She … Continue reading

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Lucketts Fair, My First Book Signing Event

Hi Friends! Visited at Storee Wryter’s blog Monday on how I started writing http://storeewryter.blogspot.com/2012/10/guest-blogger-clara-bowman-jahn.html?utm. I hope you enjoy it. I’ve been meaning to publish this post for a while now. It’s about happier times this past summer. It was during … Continue reading

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What We Did this Summer, In Photos

You asked for it and I am delivering. I forgot the last photos go on first so they are all confused. Sorta like my summer memories now! lol. We had our grandson, Liam, for visits twice, once in late June … Continue reading

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Taking a Blog vacation

Hi Friends!  There’s two forks there on that Chocolate Cream Pie, one for me and one for you. Enjoy while we talk. Got your mocha? Good. It’s a good day for visiting and… It’s a good day for reading. It’s … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday/ I’m not Here!

I’m not here! I’m here! http://www.vabook.org/index.html/ and here http://www.vabook.org/site12/program/view.php for the week. I am  going to some great programs such as Saturday’s, Pub Day: E-Books about publishing Ebooks from author, editor and publisher perspectives. Also I’m going to Writing for Girls/ Writing for Boys/What’s the … Continue reading

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“Suffering Writer’s Conference Networking Block”

Networking at the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) conference was a flop. In everything I’ve read about conferences and certainly in my own writer’s group I’ve heard how important it is to network at writer’s conferences. I … Continue reading

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Braggin’ ’bout Grandson

The Carnival at Loudoun County’s 4H Fair was the best of all. Grandpa bought an all ride ticket and they didn’t come home till late. The bumper cars were ridden again and again. Grandson made friends with another boy and … Continue reading

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An event at the Renaissance Faire: What would you say?

As discussed in the previous post, we went to the Renaissance Faire at Lake Anna near Fredericksburg, Virginia recently. It was a two and half hour drive, too long. And even though it was cooler than it had been, it … Continue reading

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