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Dead End in Norvelt

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2012

Dead End in Norvelt

by Jack Gantos

Ages: 10 +

Interests: small town life, mystery, writing, history, American history, social justice, politics, crime, violence 853 more words

Books

A Gentle Reminder from Mother Nature

View out my office window this morning!

Mother Nature is giving us a wee reminder of what Winter will be like here in northern Minnesota, so we’ll have time to prepare before the cold and seriously snowy months roll around later this year. 677 more words

Life With Dave

Hometown Nights

not a word of warning
about this memory
on restless spring nights,

no crickets calling
no train whistles
no stars,

the city kids here
have never seen the sky like me… 49 more words

Napowrimo

You Know You’re Back Up North …

  • You know you’re back up North when you’re wearing thermals in late April.

  • You know you’re back up North when you hear the North wind howling outside in late April.

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Full-time RVing

Book Review: Beartown, by Fredrik Backman

Fredrik Backman is a New York Times best-selling author who lives in Sweden. Beartown is his newest novel.

Once upon a time, Beartown was a bustling town where things happened. 327 more words

Books

the outsider

There are so many things I dislike about working in a city.  Right now, I’m writing from a Nordstrom Marketplace Cafe eating my $12 chicken Caesar salad (which killed a small piece of me when she rang it up). 682 more words

Family

Long-Lost Equinox

Autumn Leaves

A rampage of  passionate pigments

A seasonal swan song

A long last life’s breath of viridian showings

before your shivering branches consent to a dance… 141 more words

Poetry