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Face Not Reality! Part 1

Errm…excuse me life, but I have a blog to write you know? Having vowed (to myself) that I would post once a week this year, it has now been nearly 2 months since my last blog post. 967 more words

the glasses are all half full of interesting stuff

what, like multiple flights of craft beer? 

the glasses are all half-full of interesting stuff

This has been my tagline for several years at several sites online. 437 more words


Be Glad

Have you ever seen the film Pollyanna? It’s a film made in 1960 based on a novel by Eleanor Porter starring Hayley Mills. It is about a super cheerful 12 year old who goes to live with her aunt after becoming orphaned. 213 more words


The Glad Game

I have recently been overcome with the desire to read children’s fiction from my past. When I was growing up in the ’80s and ’90s the selection of YA wasn’t nearly as grand as it is today, but I still managed to find some great books that have stuck with me over the years. 405 more words


Pollyanna Principle

The name derives from the 1913 novel Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter. She describes a girl who plays the “glad game” – trying to find something to be glad about in every situation. 484 more words

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