• Wassail! Wassail! A Christmas Caroling Card

    Wassail! Wassail! A Christmas Caroling Card

    My newest Christmas card is now available for purchase on Greeting Card Universe. Several years ago, I wanted to go Christmas caroling. Maybe this is an odd thing for a nice Jewish girl to want to do, but I was feeling festive. So I talked to my agnostic husband (whose mother had been a church choir director […]

  • Hanukkah on Simcha Street

    Hanukkah on Simcha Street

    What’s with all the Christmas posts lately, Mishka? Aren’t you Jewish? Don’t you make Hanukkah cards? Why, yes I do. Though to be sure, I need to make a few more of them! I wish I could tell you more about what inspred this illustration. But to be honest, I am not sure I can […]

  • Sometimes, a Pigeon

    Sometimes, a Pigeon

    And now for my next writing challenge, Susanna Leonard Hill’s 4th Annual Holiday Contest! The Challenge:  Write a children’s story (children here defined as approximately age 12 and under) in which wild weather impacts the holidays!  Your story may be poetry or prose, silly or serious or sweet, religious or not, based on Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or […]

  • The Poag’s Revenge

    Thank you to Johnelle DeWitt for encouraging me to write something for the 4th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest. Yes, I said writing contest. As most of you know, I’m an illustrator but I would also like to write someday so I gave it a go. It’s the first work of fiction I’ve finished in close to […]