Monthly Archives: February 2016

It’s Monday! What are you reading? historical fiction

This week I finished the Lie Tree which I have already written about. A book to find and read. I struggled at the beginning but by the end I was catch in the world of lies, misunderstanding and what women … Continue reading

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Testing and Respect – where do we stand?

Testing – not sure there is anything new to say about it. As a country we spend to much time and money on it. (In my mind that is a given in this discussion.) My current part time job is … Continue reading

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

Ok – this past week would fit into the phrase epic failure! All kinds of books that I had on hold at the library came in all at once – both digital and actual book books! Hattie Big Sky Pax … Continue reading

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It’s in the details – learning to write

How many times do I have to hear “it is in the details”? Growing up I was reminded over and over again to slow down and watch the details. When making something – sewing, crafts, caning seats on chairs – … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? mysteries

There are times when the dark of winter seeps into your thoughts and the dark soul books are just to much to read. This week the light is beginning to return as the days get longer but the cold, dark … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? middle grade fiction

This week I picked up speed and read three middle grade fiction books – one fantasy, one realistic fiction and one just fiction with a bit of magic, maybe. I began with Grayling’s Song, a soon to be released book by … Continue reading

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Season reflection – a view before sleep

A look south out my bedroom window gives a view directly into the sidewall of my neighbors house. A tall tan closet wall of the bedroom over the garage. I know not very exciting but at night as I go to sleep my … Continue reading

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