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The books I loved growing up are sentimental, sacred objects

There are very few things in this world that I hold sacred. They include: my cat Neptune, who was a spritely newborn when I adopted him in the second grade and is now an elderly retiree; the El Dorado Nature Center, where my parents took me on nature walks before I could walk; and the books I loved growing up. 821 more words


Children's Book Review: One Fish, Two Fish... By Dr. Seuss


“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere” . . . So begins this classic Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. Beginning with just five fish and continuing into flights of fancy, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish celebrates how much fun imagination can be.

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Steer Yourself

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.

— Dr. Suess


Easy "Man in the Yellow Hat" Costume

Dr. Seuss week snuck up on me again this year. We had a note sent home that the kids needed to dress up as their favorite book character. 703 more words


My Story

Be who you are and say what you feel. Because those that mind don’t matter, and those that matter don’t mind. – Dr Seuss

I always get asked the same questions when people find out that I lost a parent – “What happened?”, “How did he die?”, “He was young, wasn’t he?!”, along with the obligatory cocking their head to one side and their “Oh, I’m sorry”.

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Losing A Parent

Something To Believe In

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss

I’m pretty sure I’ve used that quote before, but it fits this post to a “T”. 586 more words

The Journey