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Only Child by Rhiannon Navin / #BlogTour

Hi guys. Today I have a review of a very special book for you. “Only Child” is Rhiannon Navin’s debut novel and it is a very powerful and close to life book – I’m sure you wake up today to the news of shooting at school in Florida. 876 more words

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My Birthday Present: Coleman 237 Kerosene Lantern

Some years ago, right on  my 20th birthday, I wandered into a movie prop shop. Among tons of other interesting junk there, I found this Canadian Coleman 237 lantern from 1959. 265 more words


Only Child by Rhiannon Navin - Review.

About the Book

We went to school that Tuesday like normal.
Not all of us came home . . .
Huddled in a cloakroom with his classmates and teacher, six-year-old Zach can hear shots ringing through the corridors of his school. 392 more words

Jan - March 2018

Valentine's Day Decor and Some Tutorials

I chose to decorate for a holiday you typically don’t

I mean, really. Who goes all out for Valentine’s day? Bloggers. I’ve never decorated for it before, but I want to learn to accept, and love, all holidays. 895 more words

The Mantle

I took a deep breath

and walked down the street,

snowy and icy, having been for weeks,

and not near any warmer « relief ». 195 more words



Driftwood is beautiful in any form. There is something so easy and breezy about it that can make a room feel naturally effortless.

Over the summer when my family came to visit, we took them to Lake Jordan nearby. 133 more words


There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth - Motherboard

This gets the juices flowin, huh? Imagine, underground oceans… 20,000 Leagues, Under The Valley… weird…

The ringwoodite was found within this tiny brown diamond. Image: Richard Siemens/University of Alberta… 16 more words

History, Archeology, Science