Sunday, February 20, 2011

Aches and Pains

She really thinks ballet is worth it!

Cullen Willgers uses a heated rice pad to soothe her aching knees after practice at Bonnie Cokinos Dance. Tammy McKinley/The Enterprise Photo: Beaumont Enterprise 

Friday, February 18, 2011

Soccer Champions

Congratulations to the Mudbugs for winning the 2011 Houston Express soccer tournament!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Jane Kurtz

Jane Kurtz will be in Houston  this weekend.  She will be signing books the following dates/times/locations:
Thursday, January 27th 
5 p.m.
Blue Willow Book Store
Friday, January 28th
7 p.m.
Memorial Barnes & Noble
Saturday, January 29th
3 p.m.
Town & Country Barnes & Noble
Sunday, January 30th
DSM Ethiopian Orthodox Church

So who is Jane Kurtz?  Jane is the author of numerous award-winning children's books, such as Pulling the Lion's Tail, Trouble, Only a Pigeon, The Storyteller's Beads, Faraway Home, and Saba. [And yes, I have everyone of them signed.  :) ] She spent most of her childhood in Ethiopia and has based many of her books on her memories of Ethiopia, such as the ones I named above. Most recently though, she authored American Girl's Lanie and Lanie's Real Adventures.  She works with a company in Ethiopia called Ethiopia Reads which helps bring books to the children in Ethiopia.