Do you have a favorite?

If you had to choose one, which would be your favorite animal? The one that’s a must-see when you go to a zoo, or a safari ride, or if someone gave you one as a gift!

On land, mine is an elephant.

Sumatran elephant, (Elephas maximus sumatrensis) a member of Flying Squad in Tesso Nilo National Park, Riau, Indonesia

In the ocean, I love dolphinsdolphin

At home, beagles.

There are so many different creatures to choose from, so whichever is yours, I hope you’re able to see one soon!


A few headshots for the back cover

Earlier this week, I was lucky enough to schedule headshots with one of Nashville’s best photographers, Joe Hendricks.

Click here for his amazing portfolio on

He’s so talented, skilled, and enthusiastic that  whether you like to be on camera or not, the entire experience is comfortable, fun, and casual.

This was the case when we met up for my headshots, you’ll see the keepers below. Which one will end up on the book? I guess you’ll have to pick up a copy on Amazon to find out! 😉

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We have a book cover!

Laura the illustrator has been coming up with fantastic cover ideas, and a few days ago we chose the one we like best. Just like the rest of the images in the book, the cover art is really cute! As the publishing date approaches, I’ll start posting pictures, but for now, here’s a teaser…
5This is just a glimpse at the rough drawing. The final will be cleaner and in color, of course! I’m so anxious to hold this book in my hands and realize the random idea I had years ago is now an actual physical product. It’s probably the closest I’ll get to how a mom feels after she has a baby. However, I will not be burping my book over my shoulder, that’s just weird!

Hope you have a great week!