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April Fools' Day trick and other fun stuff from social media

Happy April Fools’ Day! Today, I’m feeling lighthearted, so I’ll tell you about some fun tidbits I discovered from various social media sites.

1) Live from Twitter: 433 more words


WWW Wednesdays: April 1, 2015

W.W.W. Wednesdays is a weekly event brought to you by Samantha from Samannelizabeth.  To play along, answer the following questions:

Currently Reading

A is for The Abyss

Celebrating the A to Z Blogging Challenge with quotations on the writing life.

There are no words to express the abyss
between isolation and having one ally.
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An Encouraging Word

Recent Reads: "The Silmarillion" by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Silmarillion
J.R.R. Tolkien
442 pages


The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. 1,131 more words


Baba Yaga - Да!

I enjoyed these two shorts stories immensely.  McKillip has a wonderfully odd writing style, something between whimsical, philosophical, and mystical.  I was particularly surprised to find myself thinking of the Underwood in  226 more words

Patricia McKillip


Click here and read the instructions to do the exercises on this blog. The instructions are in Spanish. To check your answers, click on the “Comments” section at the… 896 more words

Online Exercise

The Fellowship Carry Frodo and Sam to Mordor

So now we have seen that Sam carries Frodo to Mordor and, at the end of the journey, he will do so literally. Frodo carries Sam to Mordor, helping him to grow into the kind of person capable of making such a journey. 671 more words