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Out of My Mind, by Sharon Draper

Of all the books my students read in our 4th and 5th grade book club this fall, Out of My Mind was the the favorite.  Sharon Draper, who has a disabled daughter herself, tells a story of a disabled girl who is constantly underestimated and misunderstood but who is extraordinarily smart and determined. 418 more words

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Outfit of the Day

Today my outfit is fun and a bit dressy. First I wore some black leggings with some sparkles on them. Then I wore a pretty Aqua dress. 26 more words

From Santa to Sex

Jonathan, my only child, turned 10 at the end of October.  He is sweet, funny, and smart. He likes to ruminate on information that he has heard or read for a long time before he asks questions. 1,494 more words


Favorite lip balms

I try so many different lip balms, not a lot of them work. It’s hard to find the perfect ones. But here are three lip balms that are amazing. 68 more words

Dressy Outfit

Not sure what to where for a special occasion? I have the perfect outfit for you. First I took a fancy, black sweater dress. Then I wore a pearl headband, and some leapord leggings. 16 more words

infinite series

This would end up as an ever going project or series. This definition was a small component of another project. In that project I was trying to make a closed loop which looks a flower or a leave. 94 more words


Martha Through the Years

Chimpy possibly ranks as the No. 1 doll of my childhood; my Woody to Toy Story’s Andy, but Chimpy was/is a chimpanzee.  So, as for dolls representing the human species, Martha was my favorite doll. 98 more words

Childhood Dolls