Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Monthly Archives: April, 2015

The Magic of Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash, (1902-1971) first came across my radar when I was shopping for a book for my then-young niece. I was in the picture book section of Barnes & Noble, a section that I don’t typically visit. And I was completely immersed in magic! What a great place to spend a few hours! I always stop …

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Happy Blog-Day To Me!

This week marks the three year birthday of my blog! Who would have thought when I typed those first tentative words, that I would still be blogging and would have so many wonderful followers! In honor of this momentous occasion, I would like to share one of my favorite posts. From 2/17/2014…. I am NOT an …

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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 First Children’s Poet Laureate

Jack Prelutsky (1940- present) is a poet who happens to write for children, and if you aren’t hungry when you start to look for his books, you may be when you find them. The irreverent titles like A Pizza the Size of The Sun, and It’s Raining Pigs and Noodles, even his how-to-write-poems book, Pizza, …

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In Honor of Poetry Month – Bee Halton

April is Poetry Month. In my blogging journey, I have come to know some poets, and I am always in awe of their talent. Poetry has its own challenges and is very different from prose. It takes a certain mind-set and a special heart to be able to write a poem that resounds with others. …

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