The oppression in Syria continues.
Men, women and children continue to be murdered. Homes, clinics, hospitals and schools continue to be bombed. The sanctity and honour of Muslims continue to be violated. 773 more words
The Runaway Hug by Nick Bland, illustrated by Freya Blackwood
Lucy is all ready for bed and asks her mother for a hug. When her mother jokes that is the last hug she has left, Lucy offers to borrow it and return it. Lucy heads off to lend the hug to different members of her family, making sure to get it back each time. Each hug is different, some tighter others smell like peanut butter. When Lucy gives her dog a hug though, the dog runs off and Lucy is sure that she has lost her mother’s last hug forever. … 209 more words
This has got to be the shortest Christmas season ever in the history of mankind.
A super-late Thanksgiving bears some of the blame. For us, the fact that one of our dear ones isn’t home until today and another not until A WEEK FROM TOMORROW is an even worse factor. 352 more words