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Things They Don't Teach You in School, but that Everyone Should Know

You can learn a lot in school. Every teacher that you spend time with during your school days is a specialist in his or her area. 890 more words


Goodreads Giveaway of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 1 - The Case of the Missing Cell Phone!

Please check out the Goodreads Giveaway of my new middle-grade book, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 1 – The Case of the Missing Cell Phone. 269 more words


Sticks and Stones

Dear Boys,

For some inexplicable reason I still can’t fathom, when I was in high school the term du jour for a pretty girl was  887 more words

From The Heart

17 Parenting Lessons Every Parent Should Read

What are you (and every other parent) addicted to?

Your child, of course, and the dreams you have before you even hold that baby in your arms. 50 more words


Hello World! .... Or maybe WATCH OUT!

Someone once told me I should write a book about all the crazy situations and funny stories that happen around me on a regular basis. Although it seemed like a fun idea, I don’t think there is an editor in the world that would appreciate my random notes and thoughts scribbled on scraps of paper, napkins, envelopes, and yes sometimes … Myself! 435 more words

Crazy Kids

The Art of Kissing

He had a Levi’s denim jacket he wore over a plain, white tee-shirt when he rode his dirt bike in the woods behind his house. Back then the woods went on forever, emerald green and pine scented, thick layers of spongy needles under your soles muffling sounds of mischief. 592 more words

From The Heart

House of the Scorpion Book Talk

Target audience: Tweens
Reading level 6.1

“Matt’s a clone,” said Steven.

Emilia gasped. “He can’t be! He doesn’t–I’ve seen clones. They’re horrible! They drool and mess their pants. 296 more words