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It’s a Wrap!

Posted by straddleadmin on December 12, 2017
Posted in childrenhometownLove this! 

In December my husband and I volunteer to wrap and deliver gifts for a San Pedro Kiwanis project. (He’s a member, I just help out.) Here we are wrapping away. 

Sierra Vista United Methodist Church – Last Stop Santa Shop, December 9th!

Posted by straddleadmin on December 4, 2017
Posted in appearancesbooksmy books 


Posted by straddleadmin on November 18, 2017
Posted in appearancesmy books 

Sorry, Bonita won’t be with me, but the book I wrote about her, Bonita Finds a Forever Home, will be.











9 AM to 3 PM  December 9, 2017

Sierra Vista United Methodist Church

3225 Saint Andrews Drive

Sierra Vista, AZ 85650


Feeling Better

Posted by straddleadmin on November 15, 2017
Posted in frustrationjust waiting 

Still recovering from a six-day hospital visit for pneumonia and chronic bronchitis that went off the rails. Walked across the street to ask permission to photograph the bright red flowers blooming along a wall of the neighbor’s house.

Summer’s over

Posted by straddleadmin on October 23, 2017
Posted in hometownloonsweather 

People have various ways was to mark the end of summer. I know there’s the official solstice, but I will call today the end because the loons are long gone and our high temperature fell from the 70s to 49 degrees. It’s raining and sure doesn’t invite one outdoors.

Upcoming Events

Posted by straddleadmin on October 18, 2017
Posted in animalsappearancesbookschildrenmy books 

Lots of upcoming events on the schedule for Straddle Books!                   

Pumpkin Fest in East Jordan MI, October 18, 2017 5 pm to 8 pm

Fishermen’s Arts & Crafts Fair, Saturday, November 4, 2017, 8 am to 2pm,  Sierra Vista United Methodist Church, 3225 St. Andrews Drive, Sierra Vista AZ 85650 

Holiday Boutique, Sunsets Community Center, Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8 am to 4 pm, 1216 E Treasure Road, Pearce AZ 85625

Artisan Fair, (part of Bisbee’s Festival of Lights), Friday, November 24, 2017, 12 pm to 8 pm, City Park,  54 Brewery Avenue, Bisbee AZ 85603

Charlevoix Apple Festival

Posted by straddleadmin on September 25, 2017
Posted in animalsappearancesbooksmy books 

We are pleased to announce Suzanne will be at the 39th Annual Apple Festival in Charlevoix next month (many thanks to awesome artist and illustrator Trish Morgan)!  Come out and see the new book, The One-Week-Old Fawn.

Friday and Saturday, October 13th and 14th from 10 am to 6 pm

Sunday, October 15th from 10 am to 4 pm

End of Summer Fun

Posted by straddleadmin on September 25, 2017
Posted in childrenhometownweather 

With the crazy heat wave in Michigan – we thought we’d show how Suzanne spent the end of her summer – as “The Antiquated Airplane Retrieval System of Six Mile Lake.”

Thanks to Cala James at The Petoskey News for this interview!

Posted by straddleadmin on August 22, 2017
Posted in animalsbookshometownYippee! 

Link to Interview

Photo Credit: Cala James/Petoskey News

Last Weekend

Posted by straddleadmin on August 7, 2017
Posted in appearanceshometownmy booksYippee! 

Many thanks to my hometown of East Jordan, Michigan. As a vendor at the Portside Arts Fair, I had the best day I’ve every had at a fair, festival or famers market. It was fun to share my new book with so many friendly people.