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Poetry Friday: Snow Day Edition

My kids are waking up to the news that there’s no school today because of the ice/snow storm. I whispered the news in Gearbox’s ear and the happy almost-teen went back to sleep. My youngest will soon wake up, jubilant. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday — holiday feast edition

Inviting a Friend to Supper by Ben Johnson Tonight, grave sir, both my poor house, and I Do equally desire your company; Not that we think us worthy such a guest, But that your worth will dignify our feast With … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Early Birds!

Oh, if you’re a bird, be an early bird And catch the worm for your breakfast plate. If you’re a bird, be an early bird— But if you’re a worm, sleep late. – Shel Silverstein Hello PF Early Birds! Please … Continue reading

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I’m hosting Poetry Friday this week and I’m so excited. I’ve been so busy getting everyone settled into our new house I haven’t had a chance to do anything for myself so it will be so nice to visit with … Continue reading

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Soft rains

Gearbox needs to read a non-fiction book this summer. Being a huge Sheinkin fan, he picked Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon. It arrived in the mail today and I immediately stole it and read it … Continue reading

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The past couple of months have been a whirlwind. My youngest got injured. My oldest got sick. We found out we were moving and had to get our house ready to put on the market. Somewhere in there was a … Continue reading

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2013 Progressive Poem

Irene Latham’s fabulous Kidlitosphere Progressive Poem is pausing here today; tomorrow Diane at Random Noodling brings it into the final stanza! When you listen to your footsteps the words become music and the rhythm that you’re rapping gets your fingers … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: March Madness Edition

When I faced down ‘androgynous’ in the first round of Poetry March Madness last year, I was sure that any word Ed threw at me this year would be easier. But I was wrong. This year I drew ‘bereft’. It’s … Continue reading

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Shhh… Don’t tell anyone! Jennifer Nielsen’s The Runaway King (ebook) is on sale at Amazon for $5! These sales don’t last long, so get it while it’s on sale.

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Reading slump

I’m in a reading slump. We’ve been dealing with a series of medical issues that have not been horrible but that have left me with no time or energy to read, write, or review. For months. Oy. What I Read: … Continue reading

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