“Ooooooh!” It’s Giveaway Time!

If Mo Willems’ pigeon character were to introduce this month’s First Friday Giveaway, I feel certain he would exclaim, “Oooooh!” just as he did when he found that yummy hot dog! I’m hoping your reaction is similar—and here’s why!   When you answer this month’s question you’ll be entered to win a plush version of…

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A Day for Complete Sentences

Today is Speak in Complete Sentences Day. (Honestly, my teacher friends, I can’t make this stuff up.) I don’t know who came up with this holiday, but it makes it sound like the remaining 364 days can be spent grunting monosyllables. Of course to teachers, every day is Speak in Complete Sentences Day! And that’s why…

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Word Nerds!

I am a nerd, and I have several nerdy friends. Even being in close contact with these individuals, I have a difficult time defining what a nerd is. I can, however, give you fine examples of nerdy behavior. A nerd… May inform you with undisguised glee that the Rebel fighter pilots in the new Star…

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