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State of the Art

I’ve had the impression lately that the quality of literature available to readers today is stagnating. While the opening up of the industry to independent authors might have ushered in new styles of writing, most of these authors follow the same safe writing guidelines that novelists follow for fear of veering off the beaten track. 198 more words

Publishing

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

For a bunch of hairless apes, we’ve actually managed to invent some pretty incredible things. Computers. Medicine. Lasers. Microwave ovens. Artificial hearts. Atomic bombs.¬†

Book Rating…

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Whose School Is It?

Ozark Catholic Academy’s motto: Docilitas, Veritas, Libertas, Sanctificate fits well with Jacques Maritain’s understanding of freedom gained from education. In his book Education at the Crossroads… 2,060 more words

Education

Literary Hedonism

One evening a month or so ago, my three oldest children were reading on the couch, each one in their own way. Maria, my second oldest, seven, was silently reading one of the Little House books to herself. 483 more words

Culture

Which books won the Maine Student Book Award this year

4-6 grade list winners

On the 4-6 grade list:¬†Maxi’s Secrets by Lynn Plourde¬†came in first. I read this book and liked it. I can see why it won: It’s funny, sweet, and has a dog. 127 more words

Oh, Procrastination!

“Our greatest weariness comes from work not done.”
~ Eric Hoffer

I am a procrastinator. I actually believe at times that I have it nearly perfected. 258 more words

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March Reading Wrap-Up

I only read four books in March because Life, but they were fantastic.
Highly recommend adding each of these to your To-Read list…

Far From the Tree… 578 more words

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