Getting back to basics with some baking.
This is an exciting day for book lovers. Today the American Library Association announced the Youth Media Awards at their conference in Atlanta. For those of us with To Be Read book stacks that rival the Empire State Building, it can be an unsettling time. How can I add even one more book to myContinue reading “My Day, Monday: Youth Media Awards!”
This computer is out to get me. Seriously. I was without it for FIVE days because that’s how long it now takes to put a battery into a Mac laptop. I won’t rant about that topic anymore, but really? REALLY? Anyway, I finally got my baby back last week. Last night I was about toContinue reading “Picture Book Weekends: Star Stuff”
Today is a day to plumb the depths of my heart, to find the place where love lives and hope resides. To protect it, to care for it, to nurture it. Today is a day to reach deep into my soul, to find peace. Today is a day to extend my hand to friends, toContinue reading “When Fear Wins”
When I try to remember my high school English experiences, I remember very distinct things about each of my teachers. My 10th grade teacher focused on American literature. I remember we had those anthologies that so many schools use and it used to irritate me that we read such small selections of books. We’d readContinue reading “Throw Back Thursdays: Seeking Shakespeare”