Category Archives: Creativity

The Things we Attach Ourselves to

I just finished reading a wonderful middle grade novel about a young boy whose love and compassion help him find courage well beyond what any child should need. The book was Lynne Kelly’s debut novel, Chained and the boy was … Continue reading

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Waxing Mom-stalgic

Mother’s day has always brought a flurry of mixed emotions. Part of me wants to boycott, thinking how wrong it is to designate only one day a year to honor women who have literally brought all of humanity into being. … Continue reading

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As Good As It Gets

I thought I’d talk about the movie As Good As It Gets – Helen Hunt, Jack Nicholson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Greg Kinnear. And, lest I forget, Verdell. Verdell being the most adorable of the lot. First of all, if you … Continue reading

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Some days are coal

It’s Friday. 9:55. PM. And I have yet to post my Friday blog. If truth be told . . . I got nothing. So I’ve been putting it off. And off. And off. Until now. It’s not like I haven’t … Continue reading

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Teen Book Con – Houston

This was my first Teen Book Con and, although I didn’t quite know what to expect, I’m pretty sure it wasn’t what I got. I knew I’d be surrounded by high school readers – but not that many of them! … Continue reading

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