The adventures of little boy Finn

Magic Tree House 26: Good Morning, Gorillas

My latest book!

Magic Tree House #25 Stage Fright on a Summer Night

The latest book I read!

Magic Tree House 21 Civil War on Sunday & 23 Twister on Tuesday & more!

The latest books I read!

Magic Tree House 19 Tigers at Twilight & 20 Dingoes at Dinnertime

The latest books I’ve read!

Penguin necromancers!

Gabe & I were waging a ferocious battle in our room with stuffed animals and puppets earlier today. Mama heard me yell, “No, wait, I have another necromancer! I have two penguin necromancers!” Mama described this picture as “The battlefield is strewn with stuffed bodies, stricken warriors of plush.”


Remember this? I just got notified that my drawing is a semifinalist in the IKEA soft toy drawing contest!


Translation: I wish I could have a waterslide. It would have loopty-loops two of them. Then a big drop. And last but not least time to ride it Hahhhhhhhh. It’s awesome! First the loopty-loops then a big big ice cream cone came from the sky!


Translation: I am thankful for games like Uno and cats and dogs. And I am thankful for movies. And school. And toys. And food. And books. And family. (Note from Daddy: At least we made the list!)

My entry in the 2nd Annual IKEA Global Soft Toy Drawing Competition

I entered the following drawing in the 2nd Annual IKEA Global Soft Toy Drawing Competition! Here’s the scoop: Ten winners will have their designs produced and sold in IKEA stores around the world late 2016 as a part of a new campaign promoting children’s development and play. 20 winners will be selected for a chance […]

1st piano recital (kind of)

6-year-old Finn recently started piano lessons, & this week he had his first group lesson, which is sort of an informal mini-recital with the teacher & other students to accustom the kids to playing in front of an audience. I was surprised he would even do this at all, given his record of varying levels […]