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Working (Royal Academy of Music)

Guest reviewer: Ellen Casey

Working is a musical based on the book of the same title by Studs Terkel. It chronicles the varied experiences of the American working world, from waitress to corporate bigwig, delivery boy to socialite. 475 more words

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Book Camp 2018, Day 5

Every good thing comes to an end. So must book camp. Because I can really only keep up with these five for a week. We also have tomorrow as a day of play and freedom. 966 more words

Book Camp, Day 4

The children only ever want to make one of something. One draft of that essay. One attempt at putting sheets on the bed. One try of anything. 1,057 more words

Book Camp 2018: Day 2

Day 2 began with chores and the daily routine. Being the lone counselor has its advantages!

On day 1, we looked at what makes an adaptation. 605 more words

“The Room Where It Happens”

When you got skin in the game, you stay in the game

Cause you don’t get play unless you stay in the game

Oh, you get love for it, you get hate for it,

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Book Camp 2018: Day 1

‘Tis the most wonderful time of the year! Three boys, 13, 11, and 10–Eldest, Middling, and Third–two girls, 13 and 11–First and Second–and me. Quarantined in a house for a glorious week of creativity. 743 more words

Mini Reviews: The Year of Secret Assignments / Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Two YA books I recently finished that I would absolutely recommend to anyone looking for a nice, summer read.

The Year of Secret Assignments (Ashbury/Brookfield #2) by Jaclyn Moriarty… 481 more words