Autumn As A Symbol in Writing – Quotes about Autumn

Yesterday, I wrote about one of Tolkien’s short stories: Leaf by Niggle. https://x55.68c.myftpupload.com/leaf-by-niggle-a-short-story-by-j-r-r-tolkien-thoughts-about-the-worthiness-of-making-art/ Among other things, Leaf by Niggle is a story about a painter who senses an urgency within himself to complete something important before his time runs out. Recently, I have been putting the final polish on a picture book that I am…

Celebrate Spring with Lois Ehlert’s Book Planting A Rainbow

Although I am living, writing, and painting in the Ozark Mountains now, I was a Children’s Librarian in New Jersey for years before now, and especially during the spring, I miss my work as a Children’s Librarian. New Jersey is certainly colder than the Ozark Mountains, and the snow and black ice and N’oreasters wreak…