Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

Nostalgia

Being in my early 30s, I wouldn’t have that I would be nearly old enough to start being nostalgic about things. But it seems that having Mildred has made me a bit nostalgic for the things I had as a child.  I find myself looking at children’s toys and tv shows and wondering when they…

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WIP Wednesday – Photobook Edition

I’ve spent some spare time over the last couple of days scanning in old family photos for a photo book that I’m working on for my mom. It was her Mother’s Day present this year, but we had to tell her about it, as we needed the photos from her, and we are including my…

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Bookish Questions – Your current favorite book?

What is your current favorite book? I have a really bad habit of answering this question with “the one I’m reading.” And, while it is true that I’m always enjoying the books I’m reading the most, I recently read a book of poetry that I am in love with.  Outside of Shel Silverstein, poetry has…

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Bookish Questions – Your first favorite book?

What was your first favorite book? While I’m sure I had a book that I made mom and dad read to me over and over when I was little, the first book I really remember falling in love with was the Mother Goose book that was at my grandmother Ruby’s house. It was A Treasury…

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Booklr Questions – Do you read Poetry?

Do you read Poetry? I don’t go out of my way to purchase or read poetry, but I do enjoy it on occasion.  IAs a child it was Shel Silverstein who gave me a connection to poetry.  And the opening poem in Where the Sidewalk Ends still connects with me today. The Invitation If you…

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Grama Ruby

Well, it’s been a couple of weeks since I posted anything here on the blog.  This is because my grama Ruby recently passed away, and I’ve been busy with related stuff.  Grama was here on earth for 89 years, and lived to see 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren born and was able to attend the weddings of…

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