Monthly Archives: August 2012


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Gourds & Zucchini Are Cousins

In honor of my recent children’s gardening book, Zack’s Zany Zucchiniland, I’ve added a page to my website on decorating gourds: Yes, gourds and zucchini are cousins. It’s a wild family, pushy, aggressive, one you must keep your eye on: … Continue reading

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Love That Zucchini!

That’s not how Aiden and Collin felt when their mother served zucchini to them for dinner one night. “No way. Don’t like it. Yuck. Not gonna eat it.” Sound familiar? Fish? Broccoli? Beets? It’s always something. But recently my friend … Continue reading

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California Authors at the State Fair

Selling one’s books at the State Fair in hotter’n-all-get-out Sacramento was a real challenge. Every day was different. Some days I think people came inside the cavernous “Counties Building” just to get out of the blistering heat or for the food booths, … Continue reading

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