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childrens story books

I Feel “Home”

“Where am I?” wondered Little Owl, blinking big, round, curious eyes. “You are at home, snuggled in your warm nest. Do not worry, Daddy and I are here with you,” assured Mommy Owl. [Excerpt from “Hello Little Owl”] What is “Home”? Some say “home” is where the heart is. Others […]

children's picture book about owls

“Hoo” Doesn’t Love Owls?

Years ago a friend of mine (Dave) found a young owl in the woods. It had been hurt and was unable to fly. Dave brought the little owl to his home, where he built it a small comfortable shelter. Dave is a very caring person. His gentle manner and abundance […]

Bat conservation

Bats get a bad rap!!

“Bats are not cute, like bunnies can be. In fact, they can be kind of Creepy to see!” Excerpt from Baxter the Baby Bat Written and illustrated by Mary Uihlein When I was little, I thought bats were only out on scary Halloween Eves with werewolves and Vampires. They flew […]

best books for toddlers

Hello Little Owl

This children’s book was written for my first grandchild. Not knowing the gender, we called the unborn baby, our Little Owl. Our last name translates to little owl in German. My book welcomes Little Owl into her new world, explaining to her the many things she will learn as she […]

what does a symbol of a feather mean


In the summer of 2012 I lost someone special … a gentle soul with a unique spirituality and wisdom beyond his years. All that summer and fall I searched for answers within the sanctity of nature.  Walking in the woods where he grew up was therapeutic for me and allowed […]