My New Article on BBC Sky at Night Magazine

What would it be like to have famous space explorers in your home as a kid? Find out from the perspective of someone who knows in my latest article in the BBC Sky at Night Magazine: #SkyAtNight #BBC #NASA #Astronauts #inspirationalstories # #inspiringstories #scbwi #stem #childrensbooks #literacy #rolemodels #books #writerslife #Astronomy

A Magical Review of My Book

When my kids were ready for chapter books, Mary Pope Osborne whisked them away on marvelous adventures through her Magic Tree House books. The curious brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, pulled my children into pre-historic times to ride atop dinosaurs and into King Arthur’s castle decorated for Christmas. Reading was never more fun and imaginationContinue reading “A Magical Review of My Book”

I Write… Children’s Books?

One of the most surprising events this year has been my unexpected excitement about writing a children’s book called When Astronauts Came to Town. This desire overwhelmed my creative energy already committed to creating books for adults about this same Morehead Planetarium history. It’s my kids who made it inevitable. Helping them grow up means a constantContinue reading “I Write… Children’s Books?”

Continued Celebration of North Carolina-NASA Connections

Cameron Clinard at ABC-11 interviewed me recently and produced this beautiful piece about former Morehead Director Tony Jenzano and the astronaut training he oversaw in Chapel Hill many years ago. Included is a nice reminder of our recent visit by Apollo 16 Moonwalker Charlie Duke and our March 13 visit by astronaut Dr. MaeContinue reading “Continued Celebration of North Carolina-NASA Connections”