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Adolescent Self-Help Shout Outs

Just thought I’d made a tribute page to the books that really helped me in my pre-teens and adolescence. As a pre-teen in the nineties, I really didn’t read much fiction. 499 more words

Book Reviews

The introduction of the beginning

I feel obligated to start with a simple warning to all of you who have carved your way through the jungle of modern information, and landed on this side. 1,143 more words

Bruce Springsteen

Isabelle’s FREE Funky Fashion Headpiece Craft at American Girl (May 1, 8, 15 & 22)

Location:  American Girl 
North Point Mall
1000 North Point Parkway
Alpharetta, GA

Time:  4:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Details:  Your girl’s fun, funky style can shine, just like Isabelle—our newest Girl of the Year! 41 more words


9 days 'til Maui!

9 days ’til Maui.  Here’s Kaya in Chrissa’s swim suit.  She looks ridiculous in her braids and goggles.  By the way, I took some dollies to the beach on Monday.  It was sunny.

Glen Echo, April 12, 2014

For the last few years I’ve been going to the Sakura Masturi street festival in Washington, DC. That festival traditionally closes the weeks-long National Cherry Blossom Festival and it provides all kinds of opportunities to purchase Japanese-made crafts, videos, books, kimonos, and more along with performances by Japanese performers. 752 more words


American Girl Rumors Part 2

So, when I wrote about American Girl rumors it was just for fun, but it turns out that searching for those terms is how most people find this blog.   438 more words

American Girl

National Arboretum, Washington, DC, April 11, 2014

I’ll admit that I hadn’t paid as much attention to the National Cherry Blossom Festival mainly because the weather had alternated between warm days and snow days (with frequent visits from the Polar Vortex) and it was hard to think about blooming cherry blossoms when it’s snowing outside. 393 more words