Fight and Flight

Fight and Flight

  The fight or flight response is a physical reaction built deep in our bodies and brains, helping us to react to a perceived harmful event or threat to survival. A rush of adrenalin courses through our veins, inducing us to grab a weapon or run like the wind.  When diagnosed with breast cancer in… Continue Reading

Blog Tour- My Writing Process

  With a small bag packed, I’m jumping on the blog bus for a quick writing tour, joining one of my favorite friends and traveling companions (we took SCBWI in NYC by storm!) the charming and incredibly delightful author Anika Denise. Her latest book baby, Baking Day at Grandma’s, is due out Fall 2014. You… Continue Reading

A Day at Sollar Wellness Center

A Day at Sollar Wellness Center

had a fantastic time recently during my visit to the Sollar Wellness Center, a day habilitation site for developmentally delayed adults, in Pembroke MA. I recently did a presentation for them at their Day Enrichment Picnic, and they were a fabulous audience..they showed real interest in the process of visual storytelling and laughed at my… Continue Reading

My Little Pony Painting Process

My Little Pony Painting Process

hile I was working on My Little Pony Under the Sparkling Sea, I was asked by Hasbro if they could document my painting process. I said “sure!” I had no idea that it would become for me… a kind of watchful eye, paying attention to how fast, how long and how efficiently I worked. Although… Continue Reading