Catching Fireflies

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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

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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The Grimmest Tales Are Best Read Aloud

As I mentioned last week, I was first introduced to Grimm Fairy Tales as a child. We would bring a library copy along on family camping trips and read them aloud while roasting marshmallows around the fire. Those tales were scarier than my typical fare at that age, and the darkness surrounding our ring of firelight …

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A Year In Review

Ah, January! A time for reflection, for plotting the year ahead. A time for rebirth, for starting something new. Millions of people make resolutions on January 1st, and millions of those resolutions are broken by the end of week one. Personally, I  never met a resolution I didn’t break and so I stopped making them, officially. …

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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.

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The Importance of Fairy Tales

My first memory of really connecting to fairy tales was on a camping trip with my family. I was lucky enough to grow up in a day when families would drive to their destination on vacations and stay at campgrounds instead of hotels. I have covered many miles crammed in a back seat with my …

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