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Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash/ Marisol McDonald y la fiest sin igual by/por Monica Brown

Monica Brown once again delivers a captivating protagonist in the character of Marisol McDonald whose bilinguality, red-headed, brown-skinned physical traits, and mixed Peruvian-Scottish-U.S.American ethnic heritage are significant influences on her daily life. 374 more words

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The Wakame Gatherers by Holly Thompson

Holly Thompson tackles the difficult subject of war with grace and beautiful writing in The Wakame Gatherers. The book begins with a little girl saying, “My name is Nanami—Seven Seas—and I have two grandmothers from two different seas: Gram from Maine, and Baachan, who lives with us here in Japan.” 203 more words


Who is Nan?

Nan is our Grandma. Born in April of 1929 this lovely woman has seen some things, and done some things, that sometimes we just can’t believe. 234 more words


Thursday 27th August - £20 of ice cream

Today has been the worst day in terms of writing, it’s been enjoyable but just incredibly normal.
It started with a visit from my mum, who’s just got back from a short break in wales with my ol’ man to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. 318 more words

Family Tree Craft Project…from $5 Family Fun

Family Tree Craft Project – $4

Grandparent’s Day is September 7th.  Frame this fun and whimsical craft project and it becomes a sweet Grandparent’s Day gift for your kids to give – all for under $5. 233 more words


Welcome to My Page

Welcome to my blog. This is new to me and I welcome any ideas that will make it better. I have been a single parent most of my life, and now that my children are grown life is changing. 82 more words

Empty Nest

Picking up the Threads

In his book, On Writing, Stephen King tells us that he produces a first draft over the course of one calendar season. We’ve all seen the length of some of his novels and that’s after he’s shaven off about ten percent. 403 more words