My dizzying, dazzling week in Olathe, Kansas, culminated in my being sent, after my return to Indiana, some photos from the cake-decorating contest that the Pleasant Ridge Elementary School held as the grand finale for the Families Read Every Day (F.R.E.D.) program that featured my book Mason Dixon: Pet Disasters. Here are some of my favorites of the entries.
The burial of Mason's pet goldfish, named Goldfish:
The rejoicing of Brody's pet goldfish, Albert, that he did not share Goldfish's fate:
The LOST poster for Mason's pet hamster, Hamster:
A general summation of Mason's attitude toward pets:
I'm back to real life - teaching, writing a lecture, planning a conference, but very SWEET memories of Olathe remain....