Catching Fireflies

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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

MG/YA Fiction: The Great Escape

I am sure that people who see me reading in public may wonder why I am often reading kids books. They may think that I am a forty something who is a little slow and can’t comprehend the plots of adults written for people my age. They may think that I am merely holding the …

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The Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile. This one’s a little long, but one of my favorites! …

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What It Feels Like When It Starts to Feel Real

As many of you know, I have been learning a lot about self-publishing over the last year or so, but have really started to pick up my pace the last few months. It seems like every spare moment has been given to research and taking copious notes and pulling my hair out. In the last …

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The Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Saving Fenton Free Library

This is my neighborhood library. Isn’t it cute? 🙂 The Fenton Free Library was started in the 1930s and has been a neighborhood tradition ever since. It serves under 7500 residents, yet has almost 28000 books. It is linked to the public library and the Four County library system so you can order books from …

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The Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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For The Love of Libraries

  When I think of libraries, I remember the cool, dim air wrapping around me like a welcoming hug. Such a contrast to the brilliant summer heat. And there before me, stretching as far and wide as I could see was all the wonder and adventure held by hundreds of thousands of pages. I don’t know …

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Monday Morning Pick-me-up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile. I really want this in my house!

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