Polishing the Play, Cast Tee Shirts & A White Falcon – Princess Shayna Musical

Last Week’s Post:  12.Tongue Twisters, Memorizing Lines & Interpreting Dialogue – Princess Shayna Musical  Only 6 more days until the Princess Shayna Musical performance! Be sure to read the Princess Shayna Musical Announcement on my website for more details! This is the 13th and the last journal entry/blog post from the multi-talented, skillful  and encouraging…

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Celebrating Life with Family Traditions

Today, my blog post is going to be very short. I am busy planning and preparing a family celebration dinner for our son, Noah. Yesterday, Noah who is a Blue/Orange Brain signed the contract for his new job and gave notice to his employer. It has always been our Glazov Family Tradition to celebrate exciting…

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A Committment Becomes A Dream Come True!

The Chicago weather over the weekend was filled with thunderstorms, dreary days and brisk winds. I decided it as perfect time for my Yellow Brain to de-clutter, clean out  and organize my office. I was thrilled when I found an old notebook filled with inspirational quotes.  The following resonated with my Blue Brain about my …

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Tongue Twisters, Memorizing Lines & Interpreting Dialogue – Princess Shayna Musical

Last Week’s Post: 11.”Kvelling” Bursting with Joy –  Princess Shayna Musical WOW, this is the 12th Princess Shayna Musical journal entry/blog post from the multi-talented, skillful  and encouraging director,  Kim Woycke. Only 18 more days until the performance! I was most impressed with the cast members rehearsal last Friday. Some of the children brought costumes…

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Princess Shayna Book & Musical Have A New Home!

Princess Shayna now has a new home on my website. Today, my web designer, Jeff Lewis who is the owner of The Webs We Weave and my Green Tired Techie Brain finally finished editing the pages for the princess’ new home. I agree with Kermit the Frog…“It’s not easy being Green!” I also had to…

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Children’s Fairy Tale Book & Musical Address Bully Behavior

In the 2nd edition of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift I felt it was critical to include a section about dealing with Bully Behavior. When Princess Shayna visits each of the four villages in the Kingdom of Kindness I included the following paragraph. “Adults are accountable for teaching children the difference between _________ manners and…

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Brain Colors Dampen Fuming Frustration

Last Monday, I sent out the Prince Shayna Musical Announcement. My Yellow Brain wanted people to have enough time to put the date on their calendar. Unexpectedly on Thursday, I received an email informing me that the date, time and ticket price had been changed! My frustration was fuming! My Yellow Brain was upset that I had not been…

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“Kvelling” Bursting With Joy – Princess Shayna Musical

Previous Post: 10. Actors Create Village Scenes, Songs, Choreography and Walls – Princess Shayna Musical  This is the 11th Princess Shayna Musical journal entry/blog post from director Kim Woycke. I was overjoyed when Jordan (White Falcon) and I visited the rehearsal last Friday evening. Kim had asked the cast  to be prepared to run the…

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BrainBuzz Newsletter & Superb Customer Service

My April Brain Buzz Newsletter was sent out this morning. However, it never would have happened without the SUPERB Customer Service from four Go-Daddy team members. I was having some problems and sent an email cry for help to Raj Nijjer, who is team leader of the email marketing product. Raj promptly responded and  said, “You will get a…

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Missed Opportunity For A Political Teachable Moment

This morning, I replied to a Promise of America Blog post my friend and web master, Jeff Lewis sent me. The story is re-print from an email that’s been making the rounds for the last year or so.  Jeff came across it again on another blog and thought he would pass it along for those who hadn’t…

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Butterflies Offer Special Color Gifts

The butterflies’ arrival with our early Spring made my Blue Brain that loves nature want to share this thought-provoking quote. “Butterflies don’t know the color of their wings, but human eyes know how beautiful it is. Likewise, you don’t know how good you are, but others can see that you are special!” The same is true with adults…

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Generous “SCBWI” Children’s Book Authors

I am a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writer and Illustrators – Illinois Chapter. I joined years ago when Princess Shayna Invisible Visible Gift was published. I loved attending SCBWI-IL chapter author events, meetings and critique groups and reading the newsletter and subscribing to the Listserv. I continued my membership even though Princess Shayna…

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