Tag Archives: Sophie

Snowing

Tonight I called Sophie to compare notes on the snowstorm & she asked if I had “done the thing with the cardboard,” i.e., try to see a snow crystal (there’s an earlier post about that). I had tried earlier but … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Today is it, the actual day David and Stephen were born, eight minutes apart, forty years ago–and what a fabulous adventures we have all had together along the way!!!!

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Sophie & Stirring

Quick catch-up: I’ve been in the throes of revising and revising my manuscript, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World A Biography of a Powerful Friendship. Worrying about getting my revisions mixed up, I … Continue reading

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Update

Chilly, chilly day in my basement office where I’m immersed in selecting images for Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World. Yes, I do all the picture research, including some photography for my books, … Continue reading

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Books, Wildflower Seeds, Happy Holidays

So, the gifts are wrapped–books galore, including one I’m really excited about–The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder; in fact, I bought two copies–one for Sophie & one for Sue, my friend & science educator at NYU. I … Continue reading

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On the go

Since my last post, Sophie & I spent a day at the New York Aquarium, Linda & I went peach & apple picking & my semester started at Queens College. The school bus ride & new school seem to suit … Continue reading

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Happy Day

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Ah, technology

Just had a Skype call with Sophie and her two cousins–Alexa (a few months older than Sophie) and Georgia, who is a few years younger. It was a first & really fun. They’re in Mallorca until Saturday, then back to … Continue reading

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The caterpillar mystery

Arriving home this afternoon after two days at the Jersey Shore (no Glossy Ibis sighting, but a magnificent Great Egret), I spied an Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly in my garden. Wanting to photograph it for Sophie, I grabbed my camera … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Adventures

Last week we had a wonderful 5-days with Sophie; wide range of activities from taking her with me to my Nonfiction Literature for Children class at Queens College to kayaking on Barnegat Bay where she spotted baby swans.

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