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Things I used to think about books when I was Ickle

  1. Why don’t they start with Hi or end with bye. I think I used to think this because I saw them as my friends still do!
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Everlasting Emotions

Twelve years ago I was ten years old and I read a book called ‘Tuck Everlasting’ until it was so dark in my room that I could not see (hey, this is becoming a regular occurrence – maybe that is why my eyesight keeps getting worse), and it broke my heart. 112 more words


Never Surrender

Back in the spring of 2015, I announced in a blog post that I was going to attempt the reading of 100 books during that summer. 800 more words

Finding an Old Favorite

While attending a writer’s retreat on the North Shore of Lake Superior, we chose to spend a little time browsing in Drury Lane Bookshop. It is in a small house overlooking Lake Superior and the harbor at Grand Marais. 427 more words

The Victor Comic

Learning to Read #1

A recurring theme in education and schools studies is that many boys appear to lose their love of reading at around the age of 7, and from this point onwards, their attainment in reading and in English falls behind that of similarly aged girls. 760 more words

Alf Tupper

Living Below Ground - Laura Ingalls Wilder Style

Since this blog is supposed to be primarily about basement living, I thought I could look at different ways of living below ground is found in literature and art. 194 more words

Art & Design