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What I do While I Wait for Comments

  I turned in my manuscript end of July and almost immediately went to the beach. That was magical. Since I’ve been back, I’ve been cleaning and organizing and purging and weeding and giving away. If you have ever been in my office, you would probably think someone else lived here now. But it is me. Me, waiting. I am not unhappy waiting. I am happy to have the break, to have time away from the manuscript myself. I am happy to clean and sort and organize. I am also learning how to sharpen knives. To use in COOKING, silly. I’ve … Continue reading

A Boy Who Loves Math and Books

  This is Jonathan, a boy who loves math. His grandmother drove almost two hours to bring him to the Gaithersburg Book Festival so he could buy him his own signed copy of the book. His grandma sent me this picture and told me that she had been taking the book out of her Pennsylvania library, and bringing it down to Maryland for weekend visits. Jonathan related to it so much, she knew she had to buy him his own copy! When she saw I’d be in his own town, she made it happen. These moments with him made my day. Partly because who … Continue reading