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You never know from whence old loves bound

It’s my place of comfort. And they’re my friends.

It’s: the library. And they’re: books.

The day’s perfect moment occurs in the local library, my place of worship. 567 more words

Today's Perfect Moment

spring rust pickings 3.9.2017

Wisconsin is beginning to experience spring-like weather, which means the street cleaners are out, brushing and sucking and cleaning up garbage, debris, and treasures from the streets. 268 more words


They exist: Strong female characters in young adult and children's books

Watch this video: The Ugly Truth of Children’s Books

In this video, a mother and daughter remove books from a shelf. They take away books that feature only boys, or have female characters who don’t speak. 503 more words


I am a writer because...

…of this place:

And these books:

On Tuesday, I went inside the Waseca-Le Sueur Public Library for the first time in years. It’s been updated since I was a little kid (as one would hope!), but I still felt the same excitement as I did when I was a kid browsing books in the stacks. 45 more words


Peepers & Pippi

This week we celebrate Read Across America. Each day there is a theme. Today was dress as your favorite character. And yes, that is my real hair :) 204 more words

TGON Bakes: Swedish Brownies

I was honestly a bit struggling with this weeks TGON Bakes. This recipe is one of my favourite ways to make brownies and I could not do a baking series without using this recipe somewhere. 379 more words


Finding stories

Been a little busy around here hence the silence! I’ve sat down 27 times to write something new and was each time met with ahafto, you know…I have to go do this, I have to go do that. 339 more words