So I know I promised an announcement and here it is. I decided that this campaign can’t just end because our shelves are full. Boxes keep coming. So we are reaching out to other schools in the area and seeing what their needs are–and sharing. We did get a few duplicates of a few popular … More Just. One. Big Thank you!
So we are pretty much AT CAPACITY. I think we need more bookcases than books now. What a great problem to have! You guys rock. I got some wonderful personal cards and messages that I opened today. Including a friend of mine, Jenny who sent me chocolate to eat while we open packages. Because BOOKS … More Just. One. Book. CRAZY HAPPY JOY!
Have you read this yet? Teachers in North Carolina arrested for protesting. What were they protesting? The lack of books. The lack of a school nurse. The lack of basics. I’ve been telling you the story of Greenville, CA but it’s also the story of North Carolina. It’s the story everywhere in the United States where we … More Just. One. Nation.
Greetings. I THINK I’ve responded to all emails. There’s a chance I haven’t. There’s 30K words of my new book due to my writing group on Sunday so naturally I’m blogging with you all instead. THANK YOU! You all are one generous bunch of mammals! You are from every English speaking country on the planet … More Just. One. Book. Curiosities.
Enthusiasm has taken hold. I’m gone for the rest of the week in the lovely town of Green Bay, WI. visiting my dad– the other person in my family who gave me a love of books. My dad got that from my grandma who used to drop my dad and his brother off at the library … More Just. One. Book. It’s Starting.
Greetings from the Sacramento Airport 5:35 am. That’s mountain life. If you need to go somewhere, you have to leave the night before to get there. So I’m at the Sacramento Airport waiting on a flight for Minneapolis to go to Green Bay to visit my dad and his lovely wife and…pick up my tween … More Just. One. Book. Thoughts from the Airport
Greetings! And Happy Father’s Day. As I’m a Gen Xer, when I think Father’s Day, I think of the Leonard Cohen’s First We Take Manhattan line “Well, it’s Father’s Day, and everybody’s wounded…” or Kurt Cobain’s “I tried hard to have a father but instead I had a dad.” This might be why my kids … More Just. One. Book. Sunday.