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#NaNo Inspiration Day two

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, inscribed “To Kate fr her Daddy Xmas ‘07” in lovely cramped script, in the flyleaf of this worn and beautifully tooled book. Did Kate take it to Almira with her when she left … Continue reading

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A shift, for a time, and some favorite past posts

I’m nearing my 325th Best of It blog entry. For some bloggers, that’s a mere drop in the bucket. This is a real milestone for me, and I don’t take it lightly that I’ve grown my readership over the past … Continue reading

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Introducing Gather Here: Pacific NW History for Young People

The Pacific Northwest is rich with historical traditions educators are not only eager to share with their students, but also required to teach in order to meet state standards. As a school librarian serving both elementary and middle school students, … Continue reading

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Grateful: My own place

This may be a silly little thing to be grateful for, but it feels big to me as we shift our lives and perspectives to be ready to welcome my mother in law into our home when it’s time. I’ve … Continue reading

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Grateful: Finding my Zone

This week’s gratefulness is all about finding my place. The last two years have been a bunch about physical recovery. Though I’ve done well, it is hard to find where you fit in the world when it seems your life … Continue reading

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