Books I read

Book I Read: Refuge by Karen Lynch

Description on Amazon To keep the people she loves safe, Sara left everything she knew behind. She soon learns this new world is nothing like her old one, and she struggles to make a place for herself among the Mohiri. But it soon becomes apparent to Sara and to everyone one around her that she is not your typical warrior.…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:02

I’ve managed to get another few words together that is new (or maybe just forgotten) by me. It’s not that easy to always add these words to my vocabulary but I find that they pop up here and there in the stories I write and tell. Enjoy! abodes noun a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz

Description from Amazon The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken about only in whispers. It’s said that when he’s reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them. But he’s no legend. Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:01

And 2018 has officially started! May this be the year where you choose yourself. Be the best version of yourself. That way you will be the best for everybody else around you as well. Our reading together as a family has slowed down significantly over December and for this year, the aim is to get my youngest to start doing…

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This month in History

This month in History: January

General events not linked to a date National Hot Tea Month National Oatmeal Month National Slow Cooking Month National Soup Month National Baking Month National Fat Free Living Month 1 January National Bloody Mary Day National Black Eyed Pea Day 1735 Paul Revere’s Birthday (1735 – 1818) 1752 Betsy Ross’s Birthday (1752 – 1836) 1892 Ellis Island Begins As Immigration…

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Wonderful Words

Word not used very often 01:08

I read daily with my kiddos and by myself. Maybe one day I can say the same about writing…We find many words not very common or familiar to us. Usually, I just grab the dictionary or add it to my personal register of words. (I am however trying to get rid of my paper notes) The WP app is always…

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Words not used very often 01:07

I read daily with my kiddos and by myself. Maybe one day I can say the same about writing…We find many words not very common or familiar to us. Usually, I just grab the dictionary or add it to my personal register of words. (I am however trying to get rid of my paper notes) The WP app is always…

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Wonderful Words

Words not used very often 01:06

I read daily with my kiddos and by myself. We find many words not very common or familiar to us. Or just plain old beautiful! Usually, I just grab the dictionary or add it to my personal register of words. Enjoy parasol – light umbrella giving shelter from the sun (e.g. She studied the gentlemen playing cricket from under her…

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This month in History

This month in History: December

National Egg Nog Month National Fruit Cake Month 1 December World Aids Day Rosa Parks Day National Fried Pie Day 1934 Josef Stalin begins a purge of enemies in Soviet Union 1942 Nationwide gasoline rationing goes into effect U.S. 1955 Rosa Parks sets off a bus boycott in Montgomery, Georgia 1958 Fire at Our Lady of Angels School grade school…

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This month in History

This month in History: November

National Fun with Fondue Month National Georgia Pecan Month National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month National Pepper Month National Stuffing Month National Raisin Bread Month November 1-7: National Fig Week 1 November National Bison Day 1927 Ford Model A Begins In Production 1938 Seabiscuit Match Race Against War Admiral at Pimlico 1952 The United States detonates the world’s first thermonuclear weapon,…

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