Pigeon Picasso had a bird’s purpose
to whitewash and paint San Francisco;
the one that was, was growing drab
with gray cement and dirty halo.
So, he took to eating raspberry jam
and splatter-dabbed rich ruby reds;
even the statues regained some luster
as Pigeon Picasso wrought brighter heads. Continue reading
The Value of Editing Cannot Be Discounted
You have just spent a considerable amount of time writing a book with a lot invested in it on an emotional and creative level. You have labored over each word and paragraph to create a work of art. You think and feel it is perfect. You are adamant and passionate about it. Continue reading
Excerpt from our new children’s book in partnership with Kenaf Partners USA. Continue reading
Photo by Ray Henness on unsplash site
With a storm front moving in the wind has begun to whip the trees and move the clouds along at a clipper ship clip. Cumulous clouds are billowing full sail in the blustery sky.
As I watch the display of clouds colliding, raptors appear and begin to play. Continue reading
Tawas Point Lighthouse
On September first we laid over with the Monarch butterflies on the shores of Lake Huron for a book signing event next to the Tawas Point Lighthouse. When we arrived the weather was warm with a hazy sun and light winds. Continue reading
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This year the Michigan Lighthouse Festival was held in Paradise, Michigan, and living not to distant from Hale, Michigan, this trip was dubbed the Hale to Paradise trip. Paradise is about fifteen miles short of the shores of Lake Superior, where we were scheduled to have a vendor space at the Community Center for the Festival.
Like a Big Ship I have been from one side of the country to the other this summer. I have spent little time looking at a computer screen, instead I have been restarting old ventures and getting our books into brick and mortars. It is hard work and requires a lot of travel. Continue reading
Painting by Richard Rensberry Continue reading
The Gift Shop at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse of Mackinaw City now carries our QuickTurtle Books®: BIG SHIPS and IF I WERE A LIGHTHOUSE.
The lighthouse is located on the northern most point of lower Michigan with a spectacular view of the Mackinac Bridge crossing to the Upper Peninsula. Continue reading