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Shel Silverstein’s Adults-Only Children’s Book

The cover of Uncle Shelby’s ABZ Book. Courtesy Simon & Schuster

15 June 2017 | Kevin Litman-Navarro | Atlas Obscura

In the August 1961 issue of… 193 more words

where everyone wins

I will not play tug o’ war. I’d rather play hug o’ war.

Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, 26 more words

Good Stuff

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree ends up as a stump.

A graphite pencil ends up as a nub.

Lord, when I’m feeling worn down,

let me remember it’s because I’m being… 6 more words


Poetry Wednesday: Shel Silverstein

Nearly everyone has been exposed to some of the fun, whimsical poetry of Shel Silverstein: The Light in the Attic, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, … 97 more words

Eighteen Flavors

The first day of summer vacation involved getting used to a new Responsibility Chart, Gifford’s ice cream and some read aloud.  This Tempo Tuesday the focus is a poem about ice cream – Shel Silverstein’s “Eighteen Flavors.” 153 more words

Everyday Blessings

Passing on Precious Memories

I recently received an invitation to a baby shower with the most wonderful suggestion. Instead of a card, it said, write a personal message in a children’s book.   464 more words

Shel Silverstein

My Favorite Quotes

“Isn’t it pretty to think so?” -Ernest Hemingway (oh that brilliant drunk man…)

“She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.” 94 more words