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Mighty Jackie: The Strikeout Queen By Marissa Moss Illustrated by C.F. Payne Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster, 2004 Jackie had been pitching her whole life, even getting coaching and encouragement from a former Brooklyn Dodger pitcher. But girls couldn’t play major league baseball. Her team played an exhibition game against the New York Yankees, and Jackie […]
You know my favorite place to write? In a quiet hotel room. Alone. It rarely happens, but when it does, I can suck the life out of a few hours. Thanks to my mom watching the kids, I snuck away out of town with my husband. He had business to do, so he dropped […]
“As artists and as human, we have to learn to color inside the line that is imperfect, messy, or even a mistake. Nothing in your life will ever be just right. There will always be pressures and conflicts, making errant smudges and splatters on your life. Living a “good” life is not about living a […]
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