Monthly Archives: July 2010

Fingerplays with the Dread Pirate Roberts

The Dread Pirate Grasshopper will be one in a couple of months. Hard to believe, especially since his mama was one just last year, or that is how it feels.=) These are the finger plays and action songs he enjoys (he doesn’t do all the actions, he just likes to watch and do some of […]

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Book Giveaway!!!

 And the winners are…! I have five extra copies (each) of this very good book, given to me by Thomas Nelson expressly so I could pay the shipping myself to pass them on to you, my dear readers: Friendship for Grown-Ups: What I Missed and Learned Along the Way by Lisa Whelchel (I really liked […]

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LInks and Thinks, July 30

Did the Coast Guard response cause the worst parts of the Gulf Oil Spill? Ooops. The President’s recent hard luck story of a woman who is living proof that we need to extend unemployment benefits is, um, not so good an example. Leslie Macko’s criminal history of fraud might have more to do with her […]

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GLH on Cleaning the Kitchen

Yesterday, our heroine sewed herself a dress, excepting a few final touches, cleaned her little house, washed the windows, made cheesecloth curtains, and accomplished a few other small tasks before finally putting herself and her aching back to bed on her little bed of crumpled newspaper. In the morning Joyce makes a hasty breakfast of […]

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Rearranging the Room…

(don’t forget our book givewaway- we have five copies of Lisa Whelchel’s latest book on friendship!) When I went to bed last night, comments were up to 43, and I just assumed in good faith that there would be at least seven more by morning, so I scheduled the post. (but I was wrong- there […]

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