Category Archive: FOR KIDS

May 29

Goals and Dreams

Sea Dreams illus

  Toward the end of last year, I went through the process of creating a life plan, following the ideas set out in the book Living Forward by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. My review of that book is here. One part of my plan was to return to my love of writing and illustrating for children. Since I hadn’t illustrated …

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Dec 11

REMEMBERING JESUS

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Every Christmas the stores fill their shelves with candy canes. And they remind us of Jesus. Snopes—the website that sets out to determine the accuracy of urban legends and things we hold dear—has determined that the candy cane may not truly have been originally created as a Christmas treat. Regardless of the origin though, it …

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Oct 30

HALLOWEEN EXPECTATIONS

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 When we moved here to Idaho, one of the things we looked forward to was Halloween. Back in California, the neighbor kids had all grown up. Very few princesses and ninja turtles knocked on our door anymore. But moving here, we noted that our neighborhood was filled to the brim with grade school age kids. …

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