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Momma Zen by Karen Maezen Miller


Jenna Hollenstein of eat2love, who knows me very well, recommended Momma Zen by Karen Maezen Miller. The recommendation, and the book, came into my life at exactly the right time. 698 more words


John Dewey - How We Think (1910)

Insistence upon avoiding error instead of attaining power tends also to interruption of continuous discourse and thought. Children who begin with something to say and with intellectual eagerness to say it are sometimes made so conscious of minor errors in substance and form that the energy that should go into constructive thinking is diverted into anxiety not to make mistakes, and even, in extreme cases, into passive quiescence as the best method of minimizing error.


National Yoga Month

September is National Yoga Month.  Many fitness centers will offer free yoga classes to celebrate.  The library now subscribes to Yoga Journal periodical.

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Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy: Advice and Confessions on Writing, Love, and Cannibals by Dinty W. Moore

Finely crafted short essays masquerading as self-effacing jokes about writers and writing, in q&a form.

Dinty W. Moore (Between Panic and Desire), the editor of… 281 more words

Book Reviews

Between the World and Me

Finished Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Summary (from Goodreads):

“This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.” 406 more words

2015 Books

#726 - Photo Doodles: A Creative Sketchbook by ViiiZ

Photo Doodles: A Creative Sketchbook

By ViiiZ*
Quirk Books       8/20/2013
160 pages       Age 8—12 +
“You’ve never seen a doodle book quite like this one!” 594 more words

Children's Books

Great News From Saudi Arabia!

Reuters reports great news from Saudi Arabia! In an effort to accommodate the realities of the 21st century, while preserving the demonic traditions of the last twenty, the Saudi government has authorized executions by firing squad as an alternative to beheading. 358 more words