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The day began happily enough.  We did a photo shoot for the Press downtown.  Our plan from there was to head to Holland on a 44 mile training practice ride to our first school, Pine Creek Elementary.  Very quickly, we encountered a detour…. But we thought, what the hey, we’re bicyclists, we’ll go up on

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One of the great things about seeing a picture book through the process of idea-creation-revising-editing-publishing and promotion is that it finally gets into the hands of its readers!  Here, Tillie comes back to life for her loved ones and admirers, and is introduced to a whole new generation.  Personally, it’s been so wonderful for me

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So I want to ride into school in a period costume.  It’s pretty funny to think about, really.  What I’m wearing in this picture isn’t that far off…  But when Tillie dressed this way, it was considered scandalous.  You were never supposed to glimpse the outline of a woman’s leg! in the 1890s.  But Tillie

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