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'Barn Burning' by William Faulkner

Barn Burning by William Faulkner, 1939

The magic trick:

The ambiguity as to which side of the argument the boy is on during the story… 406 more words


Annotating Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems!

Noura, 9th grader from Qatar Academy Sidra, is studying/annotating Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poems with support from Miss Michele!


Long time...new post...

I’m not really sure where all my time goes in between posts.  I suppose blogging isn’t really my thing.  Though, occasionally I do find the urge to just spew some thoughts onto a page and see what happens with it.   651 more words


10: a book that reminds you of home

Lots and lots and lots of books remind me of home, mostly because I associate books very strongly with the places I first read them, and so far, my home is still the place where I first read most of my books. 256 more words


The Haphazard Gardener and a brief visit to Northeast Vermont through Kingdom's Bounty

I am a haphazard gardener. This rose is from our Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors rose bush that was planted by our friend Joseph years ago. 261 more words

Eldercare Memoir

- Their Eyes Were Watching God -

(the lady in the middle is the author, Zora Neale Hurston)

I came across the book when I was in the church-turned classroom place within university, I came across the book-shelf filled with books near the reception, you only have to pay two pounds to the church to have the books. 295 more words

Books & Songs

Esteemed thinker: Winslow Homer

Nature’s influence is as expansive as the wonders she endows upon us. And with this thought one can only turn to the arts for examples of such marvels. 384 more words

19th Century