Baby Geese

We just got back from a little walk at Turnbull and look what we got to see! Baby Canadian Geese! It’s just like in the the picture books I read to the kids at storytime :). sooo cute! Advertisements

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culture of fear

This caught my attention today, thanx to Cara at January One. Kazim Ali: Poet, Performer, Teacher, Yogi On April 19, after a day of teaching classes at Shippensburg University, I went out to my car and grabbed a box of old poetry manuscripts from the front seat of my little white Beetle and carried it […]

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Static from Crocs

Thank goodness! I’m not crazy: A Swedish hospital wants to ban its staff from wearing Crocs plastic clogs, saying they generate static electricity that can knock out medical equipment, a spokesman said. Here’s the backstory: Last fall my Tevas (which I hadn’t even had FOR A YEAR) totally broke. I was seriously bummed out. I […]

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Newbery books listed by rank

This was posted on a list-serv I belong to. I thought it was very interesting in light of my wanting to read through all of the Newberry books. Since 1922, the single “most distinguished contribution to children’s literature” has been given the annual John Newbery Medal by the Association of Library Service to Children, a […]

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Red Barn

Raf and I discovered a hiking trail called the “Columbia Plateau Trail” a couple of weeks ago. The first time we went I forgot my camera. But I remembered to bring it last weekend. It looks like it used to be an old railroad track that they converted into a long trail. We started at […]

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