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Its been a difficult year so far for small trees in small pots

After one of the longest Winters in recent memory and a very poor start to the Spring some of my small trees have had difficulty in getting started this year. 173 more words

The Pain Eater by Beth Goobie

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Maddy is gang-raped by her masked classmates when she is alone and vulnerable but she knows another person was witness to it. 238 more words

Pine Needle Abstract

Up close and personal with a white pine.

© Sheila Creighton 2018


Exo by Fonda Lee

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved this book. I know as a secondary school teacher-librarian that I’m supposed to remain neutral at all times, but I loved this book. 309 more words

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Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Declan’s family is falling apart as his single mother works beyond her limits to keep the family together, and his brother struggles with addiction as a way to avoid confronting responsibility. 221 more words

Black Bears Emerging From Hibernation

A year ago, in April 2017, while following Black Bear tracks in New Hampshire, I had the good fortune to encounter the bears themselves. Because Black Bears have started coming out of hibernation (April is when most do so) I felt it was timely to share some of my photographs and observations of that encounter. 280 more words

The Tree and I

The view outside my kitchen window has changed dramatically within the past 24 hours. This time yesterday there was a huge, old white pine looming over the house. 493 more words