Thursday, December 8, 2011


You can see this diorama on display at Green Bean Books in Portland, NE 16th & Alberta

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Tumbling mice

For your total mouse pleasure, you can now follow MousesHouses on my tumblr, here. This blog will still be here, though.

Friday, November 11, 2011

His mouse materials

I've been making the book talk rounds of late, and this is one of the pictures I like to show of Mouse (the leading man in the story) and the basic materials he's made of: wool felt, cotton, pipe cleaners, black glass beads, and nylon thread (for whiskers).

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Thank you!

This month marks the one year anniversary of MousesHouses!
The mouse crew is so grateful to you for following us, and for all the lovely comments and support you've given. Thank you!

Monday, February 28, 2011

Friday, February 11, 2011

Monday, February 7, 2011


And now for something completely different; a short film of me in my studio, by my lovely son, Sam Alden (

Monday, January 24, 2011

Sunday, January 9, 2011

far from home

Nadim Damluji sent me this photo of his little travelling companion, surely the farthest one of my mice has ever been from home!! You can follow Nadim's adventures during his Watson Fellowship year at

Monday, January 3, 2011

home and warm

He is home from his walk in the many concerned followers were worried about his cold paws that I gave him a steamy foot bath!