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Hello, my name is Hobbie. I am a mom and I do not own a glue gun.

Oh, don’t get me wrong, we *have* a glue gun in our house. 284 more words

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Two Pippis in a Pod

Dear Kids,

Once upon a time, when I was a sophomore in high school, I heard my friends talking about this girl. “Do you know B?” They’d say. 325 more words


Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - Inbound - trainspottingChicago

Good morning. On the chilly 7:32AM into the City. Hi!

I didn’t sleep well last night. The meeting that I missed yesterday, though rescheduled, still bothered me. 228 more words


Never at a Loss for Words

I was born in the beginnings of Hooked on Phonics. My mother had waited ten, long years to have me, and once I arrived, she didn’t waste a moment on my education. 772 more words


Pippi Hair & The Six Million Dollar Chair

My daughter dressed as Pippi Longstocking for the National Book Day celebration at her school. When she selected that character, I felt a certain amount of pride because Pippi is a genuine literary icon, unlike Barbie or the Disney Princesses. 1,299 more words

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Books - 3/20/14

We managed to pick up a ton of library books this past week.  I’m trying my hardest to pin down our favorites.  I took a bit of a break with reading for myself.   329 more words


3-17-14 See Huck See Pippi

The Main Library on 42nd Street is currently running an exhibit on children’s literature called “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter”.  There are a lot of memories on view there. 74 more words