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#KeepYAWeird - On being angry

Today I am angry. I know the world doesn’t care about me being angry. I know the internet doesn’t give a fuck about me being angry. 901 more words

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Friday Free-for-All: Happy Birthday Freebie

Today is my firstborn’s sixth birthday. Here she is. Isn’t she cute? This was when she was still five. :-)

So, to celebrate the six glorious years I’ve been able to call myself her mother, I’m going to offer my sweet Christmas romance novella, 430 more words

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Photo Impression of NCTE/ALAN 2014 and Washington DC

NCTE’s Annual Convention and the ALAN workshop was my first time in Washington DC.

But it wasn’t really *in* DC, it was in an artificial little place called National Harbor, which used to be a dump site, apparently (only about 10 years ago). 480 more words

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London and books.

The cat went to London and this is what she saw.

After 3-ish days in London and visiting some of the ‘bigger’ book stores (4… 931 more words

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Books and ... nails...

So one of my teacher-colleagues gave me this nail art pencil set to thank me for stuff and because we both envy the mad nail art skillz of many of our students. 99 more words

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Mid-year reading update

It’s almost July 1st and I feel I am way behind on my reading. Even though it’s not about the quantity (I’m only at 46 books read) and all about the quality, this bugs me. 215 more words

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