Category Archives: EVENTS

ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO – A Triple Decker Celebration

Where does the time go? Not only has it been forty-one years since I and ‘Mr. Man’ (as my kids lovingly refer to their father) tied the knot, but an entire year, that’s three-hundred-sixty-five-and-a-quarter days, has flown by since the … Continue reading

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DOIN’ THE HAPPY DANCE – A Dream Come True

Beth Terrill at NorthSouth Books and Elena Rittinghausen at NordSüd Verlag have bought world rights to   There Are No Dragons in This Book, a debut picture book by Donna Weidner (l.), illustrated by Carla Haslbauer, about a dragon explaining to readers that … Continue reading

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SERMERSSUAQ UKARPALUGPOQ – An Earth Day Tribute

SermerssuaqThe Big Ice weepswailssighs at humankind’s inability to use their knowledge wisely  

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STORY TIME ON THE BAY ON A BEAUTIFUL WINTER’S DAY

A clear blue sky and warm inviting weather reigned supreme as prolific indie author Jacqueline ‘Jacquie’ H. Faber recently read three of her picture books to a group of children and adults at Sausalito Books By The Bay. And what … Continue reading

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THIS Weekend! Visit the BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL From Home!

Attention Book Lovers! #BayAreaBookFestival #Unbound is bringing authors and programs to the comfort and safety of your home starting May 1-3. “Our aim is to bring you a meaningful slice of literary goodness: one we hope will be a powerful … Continue reading

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MOTHER LOVE – An Earth Day Tale

It’s been seven years since this story was first posted (2013). Our planet’s population has increased circa 6.5 million. Have we taken measures to better care for our Mother and ultimately ourselves? Let’s see… Sweating and belching, the young mother … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR from MY PLANET

If there were a planet between Earth and Mars that took 415 days to orbit the sun and we were blessed with living on it together, this New Year’s greeting would be on time. It would still be the evening … Continue reading

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IT’S DECEMBER? WHAT HAPPENED TO NOVEMBER?

I woke up this morning, with my back to a tree wond’ring how on earth my chin hairs had grown past my dimpled knees. The last thing I remember, someone cried out, “trick-or-treat!” Now it’s suddenly December? Are those gnomes … Continue reading

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ODE TO ME BONNIE BLUE PLAID WELLIES

Oh, y’ve done me well, me bonnie blue plaid wellies,   always keepin’ me from sinkin’ deep in bogs squishy, black, an’ smelly.     I’ve enjoyed our strolls across lush fairy glens, twistin’ up trails o’ sweet smellin’ heather,

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CUPID, THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR DAY

I know it’s presumptuous, and most likely, not easy. It just might, in fact, be considered quite sleazy, to expect you, dear Cupid, to share your day with another, even though this worthy project has been sanctioned by your brother. … Continue reading

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