Monthly Archives: March 2012

Friday Night Exhaustion

This was one of those jam-packed two week periods that has just worn me out at work. Too bad for my family; haven’t seen much of them because I’ve been somewhat unsociable lately. I come home tired and don’t do much of … Continue reading

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Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan

Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan by Hildi Kang My rating: 3 of 5 stars Chengli is haunted by the wind. It pulls at him, always talking in his ears, and tells him to go beyond the wall to find … Continue reading

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More Wonder of Wonder: a Review

Wonder by R.J. Palacio My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s hard to know even what to say about this book, except that you should definitely read it. It doesn’t really matter who you are, either; I believe I’d say … Continue reading

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World Read Aloud Day: thoughts about perspective

This week, we celebrated World Read Aloud Day at our school, with folks around  the world. Before reading to each group, I shared some statistics along with the mission and vision LitWorld has developed to make change happen. The main … Continue reading

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The Gingerbread Adventure, Part Five

Soft Sugar Gingerbread 2 eggs 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1-¾ cups flour 1-½ teaspoons ginger ⅔ cup thin cream Beat eggs until light, and add sugar gradually. Mix and sift dry ingredients, and add … Continue reading

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