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Freddy and the pig by Charlie Higson; illustrated by Mark Chambers (2014)

I love a picture book that heads off in an unexpected direction, and Freddy and the pig does so with gusto.

Freddy hits on a cunning plan to avoid going to the dreaded school. 157 more words

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Because who wouldn't feel awkward!?

I was walking in the shopping mall with a friend and someone came to us and enthusiastically recommended a wedding package. We shook our heads and hands in an attempt to dissuade the optimistic promoter. 173 more words


Egg & Spoon, by Gregory Maguire

Summary:  When she changes places with privileged Cat, Elena Rudina, a Russian peasant girl, finds herself caught up in an escapade involving an imprisoned monk, a prince traveling incognito, and the legendary witch Baba Yaga.


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Strangers in the Night

“1 in 10 said they’d rather lose their mother-in-law than their cell phone.”

- Leger  Marketing

These days the cellphone seems to be an extension of our very selves. 546 more words

Newspaper Column

Beverly of Graustark Isn't Even Graustarkian

Beverly of Graustark picks up the story George Barr McCutcheon began in his 1901 bestseller, Graustark.

Since their marriage Graustark’s Princess Yetive and her husband, Grenfall Lorry, have lived in Washington, D.C., but threats of war by neighboring Axphain brings them home to lead the defense of their East European kingdom. 197 more words


Police Sorry For Telling Wrong Family Of Death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska couple knocked on the door of their son’s long-time girlfriend Thursday, intending to inform her that he’d been killed in a car accident. 525 more words


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Photography is one of those art forms that seems easy . . .until you try to perfectly capture a moment in time with a camera. Good photography manages convey emotion and beauty with one click and for this very reason, I remain in complete awe of good photographers. 513 more words

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