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Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter

Miss Polly was 40 now. She was Nancy’s mistress. Polly was often rude to her. Nancy was like the maid. Nancy’s mum was widowed and left behind 3 children. 3,672 more words


My viewing practices...

Recently, I’ve been thinking about my viewing practices and what my typical observations are like. After learning more about the concepts of connotation and denotation, I feel like I do normally “see” things in a connotation-type manner. 371 more words

Gratitude for Peanut Butter and All Things Cold.

So I dropped off the planet for a couple weeks, but I’m back! A lot has been going on- drowning in kids, lesson planning, and culture adjustment- but I am alive. 1,001 more words


An Optimistic Autumn

To enjoy autumn, and winter for that matter, you probably have to be quite an optimistic person. It’s very easy to look at autumn and see death and the end of things, but to do so is to miss the wider picture. 443 more words


Recently I have found
That happiness is never stolen
It is not taken, or grabbed, or bound

Happiness chooses you
Much like pets, or wands… 96 more words