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I have decided to begin again.

There’s something fresh about beginning again. Often in teaching I find myself planning for August’s first history lectures before closing out the final grades of May. 485 more words


My tenth report for my 12-week challenge

Here is my 10th report on my 12-week challenge:

  • I’m one book behind on my book-to-read goal although I started another book to read. Right now, I am reading two books simultaneously.
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As a writer, or someone who attempts to put thoughts into words that others can relate to, I admit I sometimes get a little jealous when I read or hear other’s works of art. 644 more words

Side Stuff

Poll: Have you ever returned a novel because it's awful?

When we go to the grocery store we can never really tell if the fruit or vegetables are bad until we sink our teeth into dry, pulpy disappointment. 203 more words


Crow Lake

Crow Lake by Mary Lawson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I really loved this book. It did an excellent job of tackling themes of trauma and abuse, and I felt the characters were portrayed very realistically. 356 more words

I Like It

Good Writing Still Matters, and Anyone Can Do It

There’s a lot of web chatter among public relations and marketing professionals concerning good writing – what it means, whether it still matters and whether traditional rules and standards apply in the age of digital and social media. 326 more words