Category Archives: Reading

Day 23 – Slice of Life Challenge – Families, eating, chatting and books

Families, eating, chatting and books – Long ago when we were a young family I thought about how I wanted my children to be readers, how I loved the idea of sitting and talking with my children about books, the … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Slice of Life Challenge – in front of kids again!

Being retired means I don’t get to be in front of children much these days. I am working part time but that only means I am in front of a class helping them log in to computers and begin testing. … Continue reading

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

I fell behind on my reading for my children’s book group. Well, to be honest I stepped away from the group for a while. I loved the conversation and the books but felt pulled in to many directions and decided … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you Reading? Wolves and Runnaways

I seem to be a reader who gets stuck in one area – so I continued this week with reading a story with wolves. I have started Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell. ( Thanks Myra for the suggestion.) I also started … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading?

So, I read this book that everyone has been so excited about. It is a book that I keep hearing so many wonderful things about. I like the author. She seems to be great with kids. I loved her first … Continue reading

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For the love of words

“No, no you need to go to the dinosaur story – just wait she will leave!” As a writer I love listening into others conversation and today I had the perfect set up. I was school (think big city, mainly … Continue reading

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SOL Challenge Day 13 – Wild World of Plants

I have been reading about gardeners to keep me going in the winter months. Well, really it is more reading about women botanists.  It has been a small study of the women of our past and present and their work … Continue reading

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