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I’d like to blog about life, but what is life really? Is it the fact that the boy parallel with me, studying his ass off (supposedly), who keeps making awkward eye-contact with me whenever we stretch our compressed, bored, hapless bodies out for what we call a “study break” which is only for a microsecond. 634 more words

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Must-watch: T-Pain reads Shel Silverstein's 'Where the Sidewalk Ends'

Back in the day, Shel Silverstein was like a rock star/god among school kids with his quirky classics like The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic… 48 more words


The Writing Allstars - Shel Silverstein

“Once I spoke the language of the flowers/Once I understood each word the caterpillar said/Once I smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings/And shared a conversation with the house fly in my bed/Once I heard and answered all the questions of the crickets/And joined the crying of each falling dying flake of snow/Once I spoke the language of the flowers…/How did it go?/How did it go? 661 more words

The Writing All Stars

A Book For Everyone This Year

It’s Christmastime once again! It’s time to try and think of a great present for EVERYONE and the pressure is getting to be too much for you.   240 more words

My Son Fell in Love With a 40-Year-Old Book

Reading is always part of our bedtime routine with our munchkins. Each night, my son and daughter choose one book each. Then they argue over whose book is to be read first. 339 more words


If you are a dreamer, come in...

“If you are a dreamer come in

If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar

A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer

If youre a pretender com sit by my fire… 23 more words



One of the best books ever! I remember reading Where the Sidewalk Ends  by Shel Sivlerstein as a kid and I have fond memories of reading it to my own children when they were little. 42 more words