Monthly Archives: April 2013

On Death, Love, and Also a Dog

Around our house it’s been a rough couple of months. I had surgery right before Valentine’s Day, a surgery with a long recovery. Less than two weeks after that, my Dad passed away.  He was just a few weeks shy … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino with Lisa, Mile 8: Chastity in Le Puy

I’m still working my way through a lovely little book by Ursula K. LeGuin (aren’t they all lovely?). This one is her book on writing, called Steering the Craft: Exercises on Story Writing for the Lone Navigator or the Mutinous … Continue reading

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Top Ten Novels in Verse by Lauren Strohecker

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
For many kids, “poetry” is a dirty word. Plenty of my own students tune out, glaze over, roll their eyes, or outwardly groan at its mere mention—but that’s a Nerdy Book Club post of…

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Styling Librarian Inspiring Movies #WhateverWednesday

Originally posted on The Styling Librarian:
For today: Inspiring Movies: I appreciate my twitter and Facebook friend David Etkin’s  (@davidaetkin ) Whatever Wednesday meme. It is fun to reflect on one thing each week that really catches my attention, entertains…

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Walking the Camino with Lisa: Mile 6

Lisa’s sketchbook post about the significance of water ties in with my post today. I can see a pilgrim stopping here, where I’ve stopped to rest, a pilgrim of any era. I can only find a photo of this place I’ve stopped … Continue reading

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