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Mentally ill writers: A Little Princess is born

The way I stay in shape while working full-time is through my power of my amazing malfunctioning mind. Last night, on my way out to the library, I forgot my phone and went back up three flights of stairs to get it. 699 more words


Quote of the day

If nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that–warm things, kind things, sweet things–help and comfort and laughter–and sometimes gay, kind laughter is the best help of all. 10 more words


November 24 in history

380 – Theodosius I made his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.

1429 – Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieged La Charité.

1542 – … 533 more words


Reader's Digest(ibles): Sara's Currant Buns

I’ve already mentioned my love for Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess— quite apart from the doll reference, Sara was a character I could relate to (at least in some respects), always telling stories and imagining things. 1,111 more words


Wordle - A Little Princess

The 20 most common nouns in A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Check out my other Wordles:
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Alice in Wonderland… 30 more words


The Making of Marchioness, by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Making of a Marchioness was a serendipitous library find that I grabbed because I taught The Secret Garden this term and I’ve never read any of Burnett’s work for adults. 946 more words


Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations That I Don't Actually Mind

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are the Top Ten book to movie adaptations. I don’t actually watch a lot of book to movie adaptations. 227 more words

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