The idea for this book was nearly instantaneous. A stingray was born and she went the opposite direction of every other ray in the bay. She bumped heads with them all yet still kept going. On a personal level I related to this behavior, seems I’ve been butting heads with most my entire life. This quality isn’t good for a stingray that needs to survive in the wild, nor is it good for a little girl growing up determined to make her own mistakes and rarely listening to those who were brave … [Read more...] about Edie Goes The Wrong Way … Or Does She?
Yep. Sweeping Poo. When you work surrounded by a group of thirty goats all day long you sweep up a lot of poo. Cleaning efficiently takes some effort, but it isn’t rocket science unless you have to work beside a large, hairy, smart, persistent, dirty, annoying, and very naughty goat. If it could be opened (the gate), stolen (my phone), climbed upon (the dust pan), escaped from (the barn), knocked over (the trash bin), trampled on (my broom), bitten into (my radio antenna), eaten whole (the … [Read more...] about It All Started With A Goat – or – Good Things Happen Amongst The Poo
Pretty Is As Pretty Does One thing I try to do when I write a book about animals is to highlight at least one in a special way, not just through the writing of the book itself, but because it’s endangered or it’s not a popular animal, like a giraffe or a lion. In this new book I highlighted two. The prairie dog and the vulture. Now, all of my friends know that I can talk about the prairie dogs from now until the cows come home, and often do. But few people talk about vultures, and … [Read more...] about Vultures are Beautiful Birds