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Words of the wise.

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

– A.A. Milne, from Winnie the Pooh

Life

from The Poohmarillion

from The Poohmarillion

by A. A. Tolkien

Of all the Ursar the most valiant was Aedweard, but he removed to live beyond the mountains of Stair, and dwelt among the simple forest folk in the Wood of a Hundred Acres, and lived there under the name of Sanders, that men might not know his true lineage and destiny. 253 more words

Writing

Gifts

Day: 77

Days to Go: 28

Today’s Run: 18 miles

I don’t have much wisdom on my last few running weeks; it’s been pretty steady, though I had a lower mileage week last week in preparation for a hilly half last Sunday (success, 1:52:46!). 190 more words

And then this Bear, Pooh Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh, F.O.P. (Friend of Piglet’s), R.C. (Rabbit’s Companion), P.D. (Pole Discoverer), E.C. and T.F. (Eeyore’s Comforter and Tail-finder)—in fact, Pooh himself—said something so clever that Christopher Robin could only look at him with mouth open and eyes staring, wondering if this was really the Bear of Very Little Brain whom he had known and loved so long.

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Marginalia

If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. 21 more words

Just Saying

Marvelous New Picture Books: Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Happy Monday, readers! Today’s Marvelous New Picture Book is Winnie: The True Story of the Bear who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. Author Sally M. Walker tells the heart-warming and true tale of Winnie, a bear cub who is adopted by an army veterinarian during World War I and eventually becomes the inspiration for A.A. 259 more words

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