Monthly Archive
for: ‘September, 2009’

Reading/Writing Resources

My mom sent this fab link to me–one for Starfall (Where children have fun learning to read!), saying that she and her fellow teachers use the website as an additional reading and writing resource.  The website doesn’t look like much at first, but it’s jam-packed with good stuff, if you’re willing to explore. I’m excited […]

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Winners of the Funky Giveaway

A couple of days ago, I held a Funky Giveaway. I’m happy to announce my sisters in funkiness: Carrie H. Karen K. Worthy Marie To all those who entered, thank you! For those of you who won, if you’ll e-mail me at comment4elissa at gmail dot com with your address, I’ll send your gift along.  […]

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Dance In Your Car & Bust the Toast Rule

There’s a whole lot of yummy goodness in Patti Digh’s Life is a Verb.  Digh jumps right in: “At some point in your life, you’ll only have thirty-seven days to live.  Maybe that day is today.  Maybe not.”  Her comments refer to the subtitle of the book, “37 Days to Wake Up, Be Mindful, and […]

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Chasing Cars

Guess who’s opening for U2 on Saturday in Chicago? Snow Patrol. In anticipation–because YES, we’ll be there!–I thought I’d share my favorite Snow Patrol song with you. Have a wonderful holiday, y’all! [Post image: Snow Patrol]

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How To Be An Explorer

There is a warning on the back cover of this book–How To Be An Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum by Keri Smith. “Warning: To whoever has just picked up this book: if you find that you are unable to use your imagination, you should put this book back immediately.  It is not for […]

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