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And the Winner Is…

July Contest winners were chosen from all of the book-lovers who “liked” my Facebook page, commented on or “liked” Fb posts or blog posts, signed up for my Flying Tidings newsletter, or otherwise interacted with these pages. BIG thanks to all of you who entered—and because the response was so terrific, we decided to give

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Women's History Month

A contest to celebrate Women’s History Month

“Better late than never” is a saying that I find myself leaning on this month as I try to get some new writing done and also keep up with regular life. In keeping with this theme, and before March slides on by, here’s something fun to celebrate the final days of Women’s History month. Below

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Pennsylvania Contest

The State of Things …

I grew up in New Jersey, but for most of my adult life, Pennsylvania has been my home. This week I’m delighted to attend the Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference in Gettysburg (which also happens to be the location of my alma mater, Gettysburg College.  Most people who live outside the state know Pennsylvania for its

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School Visit

Backpacks & flash drives & books, oh MY!

The school busses are making trial runs up our hill, the back-to school ads are becoming  ubiquitous, and the kiddos are fitting in their last weeks of camp, summer jobs, swimming, or just hanging out on the corner with friends. It’s that bittersweet time of summer’s end and fall beginnings . . . and it’s

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Contest!

We begin our friendships in many ways. Share a story about the circumstances in which you met one of your closest—or most unlikely—friends. Enter it in the comments accompanying this blog entry. You’ll be registered for a random drawing to win one of ten autographed books. Post your story no later than midnight on June

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