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Harper Lee from A to Z: U is for UNINSPIRED

U started this alphabet journey with me on April 1 with “A is for ART.” U have been with me every day for the last twenty days (remember that I gave… 341 more words

Golden Retriever

Weekend in Monroeville, Alabama

“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”–Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird 

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Latest Thoughts

Harper Lee from A to Z: T is for TONGUE

I have an awesome tongue. Even my human mommy, who does not like the word awesome, thinks that I have an awesome tongue. Sometimes my humans look at my tongue hanging out of my mouth and think to themselves, “Where does she keep that thing?” They wonder if perhaps I might be part giraffe, especially when I fully extend my lovely tongue and wrap it around my cute pink nose. 83 more words

Golden Retriever

His money deposited, his soul saved...

“Go back in the house.”
That’s all he said, without a backward glance.
A modern-day Faust
I watched him through the blinds.

You know how they talk among themselves. 67 more words

Poetry

Harper Lee from A to Z: S is for STETSON

So, I have given up on my aspirations of becoming a beauty queen, and I have decided that I would like to be a cowgirl. 223 more words

Golden Retriever

A to Z: Scout Finch

Although I’ve never been to the reenactment of Tom Robinson’s trial, I’ve been to the courthouse in Monroeville, AL, where it’s held. We drove by there from time to time when I was a kid, and the last time I drove by, I was leaving town after my grandmother’s funeral in 2012. 959 more words

Books

Atticus said to Jem one day, ‘I’d rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you’ll go after birds. Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.’”That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it.”‘Your father’s right,’ she said.

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Literature