Author: Gina Wagner

24 May peach pickers

The tradition: The day after school lets out we make a trip to the peach orchard. This year, I underestimated the kids' reach and ability to pick peaches quickly. The result? In less than 30 minutes, they'd picked 29 pounds. We have a lot of work ahead...

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07 May The Patchwork Mother

I'm re-posting an essay I wrote a few years ago for Mama Moderne. It's as true today as it was then, and some recent face-to-face conversations with friends made me realize how many women have complicated relationships with their mothers, and how many have wrapped...

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15 Apr junior book author

You can imagine my delight when B announced a few months ago that she is a writer too. She's authored several books since then. Here's the latest. (I'd classify it as fan fiction): So, technically, there are 8 little mermaids illustrated, but she insisted the story...

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