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Writer’s Devotional: Actions Yell

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when […]

Changing the Process

Yesterday, Ann Aguirre wrote a post about how her writing habits have changed, for the better, and how she has become so prolific. Her post-apocalyptic YA series that starts in Enclave is fantastic. In her post she says this: Process is not a permanent, indelible thing. This statement, while I am applying it to writing, […]

This Moment

This first year of motherhood is overwhelming, joyful, and stretches you beyond your limits. Eventually, the children learn to amuse themselves, though they still need you for many, many things. Once Bairn4 turned one, I started writing again. I wrote a book, Mob Rule Learning. It was an interesting process, writing non-fiction. I found through […]

Mob Driven Giving

There are many ways that the mob can change their organizations and communities. I stopped at Sonic a couple of weeks ago and saw that my cherry limeade had an advertisement for a charity drive that Sonic is conducting this month called Limeades For Learning. For a third year, Sonic is helping teachers and schools […]

Curious George Is No Monkey

This not a new controversy, but it still has been bothering me. One of the Wee Bairn’s favorite books is Curious George Feeds the Animals. In this book, it says that George was a curious little monkey. Any first year Anthropology student can tell you that all monkeys have tails and Curious George plainly has […]

An Unfortunate Choice of Words

In my city newsletter, there is always a list of library events which I like to peruse with varying degrees of interest. This month a children’s program caught my eye. It is called, ahem, the “Pocket Puppeteer.” *cough* I am not sure what the puppet master has in his pocket, but I am fairly certain […]