Monthly Archives: January 2016

Slice of Life – not again – stuck

Ok – I did not want to write this “I am stuck post” but here I am. It is now 8:17 p.m. central time. My bedtime is not far away since the alarm rings early these days. (Got to get … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? friendship and bullies

My trigger finger hit the purchase button the other night while looking at books on Amazon. I have been working really hard at using my local library and Amazon is where I store my wish list. I was tired and … Continue reading

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Seeking Color for Warmth

This is short because if you live anywhere in the northern half of the U.S. you have heard enough about cold. If you live in the mid west you are ready to find a flight out of here for awhile. … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Polly Horvath

Years ago I fell in love with a quirky writer and quickly read a few of her books. I enjoyed them and my classes enjoyed them. To be honest I think the students liked them just because I read them … Continue reading

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Reflections on Awards – diversity

The youth awards are always an exciting time and yesterday I was able to sit in bed under warm covers and listen to the announcements. This is the first year of retirement that I actually didn’t have to go anywhere! … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading?

It is Sunday night – January 10th – as I write this. Tomorrow (today since I am posting on Monday a.m.)  in the wee hours of the morning authors will be getting phone calls and by the time the sun … Continue reading

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One Little Word – 2016

This is a journey each year since Ruth Ayer’s started the one little word idea (at least it was from Ruth that I heard about it). Last year my word was listen -listen to myself and others. It might be a … Continue reading

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