The Draft, Round TWO

I’m not a sports fan. It’s just not my thing. Whenever people have a conversation that involves sportzing, I get this glazed look on my face and begin to plan my method of escape. But when co-bloggers Karen and Diane discussed creating a “Best Picture Books Draft,” series of blogs, I decided I could get…

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The Statue Situation

It’s Columbus Day. In the past, I’ve asked teachers on our Facebook page if they teach their students about Christopher Columbus. It’s a touchy subject, with some teachers ignoring the day completely and others giving brief facts about the man. And that led me to think: What about statues and monuments to Christopher Columbus? I…

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Pumpkin Time!

Tomorrow is the first day of October! In my mind, October is the month of pumpkins. I’ve noticed that the huge orange globes are already piling up at local grocery stores, despite the fact that it’s still 90 degrees here. I can’t help smiling at the pumpkins because fall is such a beautiful season!  …

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Is Cursive Worth It?

For years, my handwriting was mostly printed with a smattering of cursive tossed in. Then I took a dive in some platform heels and sprained my thumb. Subsequently, my printing became awkward and painful so I decided to brush up on my cursive, assuming that it would be easier on my hand. I was right….

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