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Leprechauns, pots of gold and other crazy mad beliefs

“It’s not what you don’t know that kills you, it’s what you know for sure that just ain’t true.”
–Mark Twain

If you’re a parent, your kids have undoubtedly accused you of T.M.I. 527 more words

Proverbial Friday - Global Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. 292 more words


Haunted Nights

“When there’s nothing left but me and the moon, I feel you in everything I do.” Late at night, when there’s nothing left but me and the moon, I feel you in everything I do. …

Source: Haunted Nights


Quote of the Day (Mar 15)

Mark Twain

Behold, the fool saith, “Put not all thine eggs in the one basket”—which is but a manner of saying, “Scatter your money and your attention”; but the wise man saith, “Put all your eggs in the one basket and—watch that basket!”

Reflecting on National Walkout Day

“I have never let my schooling

interfere with my education.”

—Mark Twain

Regardless of your politics, your allegiances or your stance on guns, we should all recognize the importance of this act by students across the country. 176 more words


Make It Stick by Brown, Roediger, and McDaniel

At last—the recipe for limitless, lifelong learning (and remembering) is here! Ingredients include: bean bags, buckets, Mark Twain, England’s monarchs, and some elbow grease.

Brown, Peter C., Henry L. 814 more words


Huck Finn 4

  1. What signs do we see of Huck’s growth?
  2. How does he change by the end of the river journey?
  3. Chapter 31 marks the culmination of Huck’s moral growth as well as the end of the river journey. 
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Huckleberry Finn