Author Office: Maria Semple
Here’s what Maria Semple has to say about her photo: My desk, with view of Queen Anne hill, where I imagined Bernadette to live. Look closely and you can see former school (now condos) where I got the idea for her house.
Preschoolers learn about the Day of the Dead
Maria Semple’s hilarious take on Halloween holds up very well a year later on the New Yorker.
The Mountain Room is gearing up for its Day of the Dead celebration on Friday. Please send in photos of loved ones for our altar. All parents are welcome to come by on Wednesday afternoon to help us make candles and decorate skulls.