Catching Fireflies

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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

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 might have been better on a Sunday… 🙂

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Eulalia! The Warrior Cry of Redwall

One of the children’s authors that I came to as an adult is Brian Jacques (1939-2011). He always loved to write, even as a child, but he spent much of his adult life in other lines of work. He was a merchant sailor, truck driver, bus driver, policeman, just to name a few of his …

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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. Hmmm… a summer project perhaps… 🙂

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The Growing Seasons to a Non-Gardener

There are a few seasons during the year that feel like growing times to me. There is, of course, September and the start of a new school year, a time that makes me itch for school supplies and new classes to attend. There is also the dead of winter, when I grow tired of the …

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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. This will get your feet tapping this morning! 🙂

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First Book Memories

A few years ago, I posted a confession of sorts. I spoke about my children’s fiction addiction and the wonder those stories hold for me. (You can read about that here.) In that post at the very beginning of my blogging journey, I spoke about some of my favorite childhood books and how they can …

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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. One of the funniest shows on TV ever!! Really wish …

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Eating the Elephant

I read a story once called The Man Who Ate the 747 by Ben Sherwood. It was the story of a man who was systematically eating a Boeing 747 to prove his love for a woman. For those of you who do not know, an empty 747 weighs between 358,000 and 472,900 pounds (or 162,400 …

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