Jennifer Bertman

Colorado Weather

Last week we had a little snowstorm; yesterday and today it’s been in the high 80s. My tulips haven’t even shown off their flowers yet and it feels like we’re deep into summer. It’s quite a bizarre thing to have bare trees and bushes, and little tufts of green beginning to poke out of the ground here and there, but have it feel like the middle of the July. And tomorrow we’re supposed to have snow again. Ahhh, Colorado in April. Is there a place with more bipolar weather tendencies than this? I’ve lived here for almost 4 years now, so this really shouldn’t surprise me anymore, but it does.… Read the rest

Meeting Shannon Hale!

I’m visiting my parents in the Bay Area and my trip fortunately coincided with an appearance by Shannon Hale and Libba Bray in San Francisco through the Not Your Mother’s Book Club. Yay! Their tour won’t be going to Colorado so I was super excited to get the chance to see them. Most especially Ms. Hale. I love, love, love The Princess Academy. Such a great book. I bought her latest one too, but I haven’t had the chance to read it yet although I’ve heard many good things. My mom went with me to the reading and we had a fun day in the city.… Read the rest