My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." --C.S. Lewis
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. C.S. Lewis. I would just say, "Your words made childhood bearable."
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Awesome. Can you say "child of the eighties"?
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Taking photographs.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Hot coffee, good book or good company, and knowing my family is safe.
November 17, 2008I have a confession, Ultimate Fighting (commonly referred to as Mixed Martial Arts--or MMA) is my favorite sport…me a middle-aged picture book author and mother of three. But isn’t Ultimate Fighting dangerous and lacking the rules and regulations of more main-stream sports like boxing? I used to think so.
Honestly, I was never a sports fan. I’ve always been hopelessly uncoordinated and terrible at every sport I tried (is pie-eating a sport?--it‘s the only thing I‘ve won). Fighting of any sort never appealed to me, certainly not Ultimate Fighting.
Then my husband convinced me to take a martial arts class with... see more
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