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Lowly Worm Birthday Party (part 2)

Part one here.

I had high hopes of making party hats for all the kids, but that fell through when I couldn’t find cheap enough material to do so. 477 more words

Lowly Worm birthday party (part 1)

It was a long, cold winter, so I spent a lot of time looking forward to Noah’s first birthday party. It would have been a lot of work if I tried to do it all in the week before, but since I spread it over about 3 months, it was just fun :) Many of my ideas stemmed from… 271 more words


Book review: Best Lowly Worm Book Ever, by Richard and Huck Scarry

Scarry, Richard. Huck Scarry. Richard Scarry’s Best Lowly Worm Book Ever. Golden Book, 2013. $15.99. ISBN 9780385387828. grades pre-k-1st. P9/Q9        

I remember enjoying these very busy books as a child.  99 more words

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Bunnies, chicks, and eggs, oh my!

It’s that time of year when everything, even familiar things, feels new again. We smile more, the air is clear (unless you count the pollen), the bluebonnets are back, and we are starting to break out our warmer-weather clothing. 586 more words

Inspiring ideas and a great feature

I was browsing on Twitter tonight when I came across a link to a Guardian feature on footballers choosing their favourite books – as a child and an adult. 347 more words

General And Welcome

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work"*...

From Boing Boing.

* Aristotle


As we revisit vocation, we might send thoughtful birthday greetings to Michel Eyquem de Montaigne; he was born on this date in 1533.   98 more words

Nomad Transportation

The desert life seems to be a magnet for interesting unique modes of transportation. I love it ! I feel like I’m in a real life version of a Richard Scarry Busytown book.