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Reading Checklist - Fiction

Things have been a little crazy this past week with my grandpa’s funeral in Merimbula, the Wentworth Show in Wentworth, and my offical declaration of becoming a mobile phone serial killer. 177 more words



It’s that time of the year again. I’ve been looking forward to the end of summer (my husband on the other hand is horrified that summer is ending), the arrival of fall and RIP. 174 more words


8/31/2014 - The Literary Junk Food List

Due to the humidity brutally reminding me as to why I hate summer, I spent the bulk of my day curled up in front of an AC, sans technology, to read junk food books.  582 more words

Book Recs

Short Story

This is a short story that I wrote whilst I was in my first year of college; this piece was inspired after hearing numerous horrific stories concerning forced marriages within the media and the books that I had read. 1,284 more words


Currently Reading: Moby Dick

What I’m Reading: Moby Dick by Herman Melville, published in 1851.

Why I’m Reading It: I’ve never read the Melville classic in its entirety, and it has been on my “to do” list for a long time.   121 more words


Reading Online

Thanks to a friend, found a new free online curriculum! I’m not a Christian, and I object to the way it handles history and science. I also don’t think it’s realistic (or consistent) in its assessment or assignments regarding grade level. 56 more words


First Days!--Part 3: Quiet Time

You’ve seen First Days Part 1 and Part 2, right?  If you haven’t, go ahead and check them out.  I’ll wait. :)

Ok, so now let’s talk about something that is so super duper important in first grade–quiet.  493 more words