It’s Friday!!

Pickles has early release at school today. Little does Rufus know that she and Mom are taking him to see Lexi, the dog groomer, for a bath. It will take him the rest of the weekend with lots of play and treats to get over it. Shhh, don’t tell.

Book 1: Anastasia’s Rain

Purchase now at Amazon.  Please meet Anastasia Pickering (Pickles). She is a six-year-old philosopher who uses her out-of-the-mouth-of-babes wisdom to influence the characters in her life. Her innocent process always concludes with a cleansing, colorful rain that leaves hearts mended and emotions soothed. Today is a special day, for it is Pickle’s sixth birthday and the…

Sheila Kilpatrick

Author Sheila Kilpatrick I wrote the Anastasia Pickering series for everyone who has faced a rainy day. With the encouragement of a good friend and later editor, I put pen to paper after creating the story of Anastasia, a little girl who always runs into rain showers. As a breast cancer survivor I have faced…

Anastasia, Rufus, and Patience

Meet Anastasia Pickering. She is ALMOST a typical six- year old except that she always runs into rain showers. You may think rain isn’t fun, but Anastasia’s colorful and magical sprinkles can wash away your cares. Rufus, the dog, lives in an animal shelter and wants a family very badly. Will he find a new…