This past weekend, my friends and I went to a garden show. Last year, I was still living in the Northeast, and I went to the Philadelphia Garden Show, which is the largest one in the world. The display we saw this past weekend paled...

I am working feverishly toward ilustrating one of the picture books that I wrote about 15 years ago. This particular book's main character is a cow. She is not just any, old cow, however. The cow for this picture book is a unique animal with...