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ON THIS DAY: March 17, 2017

March 17th is

St. Patrick’s Day

Camp Fire Girls Day *

World Sleep Day *

Corned Beef & Cabbage Day

Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence… 1,246 more words

History

A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness/Siobhan Dowd

Just after midnight, a monster visits 13-year-old Conor. He isn’t scared, he’s had bigger things to worry about lately, his mother’s treatment being the biggest. He knows monsters are for babies and they aren’t real. 90 more words

To Read

84: Inspiration

Friends,

During darker days, whether outside or in, I have always found it a good and useful thing to take a few minutes to glance up at the walls in my study carrel in the library where I work. 1,332 more words

John Ruskin

Yellow Primroses

“A bunch of yellow primroses” by Kate Greenaway

Courtesy of Karen’s Whimsy

Art

The Language of Flowers

Because it’s Valentine’s Day I’ve decided to bring a little romance to the blooming tea. Flowers are an eternal symbol of love and passion. You can declare your love without any words with a single rose or at least you could in 1884. 235 more words

HAPPINESS

Kate Greenaway Salt and Pepper Shakers - Wait, Who's Kate Greenaway?

Catherine (Kate) Greenaway was a children’s book author and illustrator, born in March 1846. Her family lived in Islington (a borough of London), above her mother’s clothing boutique. 393 more words

Antiques

Sailor Girl

In another installment of story time. A fictional story I made up about a dress I have in my shop.

Just like the yellow sister dresses I found this pretty sailor girl dress at a flea market, I instantly fell in love with it and made sure it came home with me. 583 more words