Monthly Archives: September 2011

In Honor of Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates the freedom to read,draws attention to banned and challenged books, and highlights persecuted individuals. The United States campaign “stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular … Continue reading

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Practical Magic – Finding the Magic in Every Day

In honor of the Practical Magic Blog Party, I’m just going to talk off the cuff today about several ways to find and appreciate the magic in everyday life.  Too often we get caught up in living day to day … Continue reading

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To Autumn – John Keats

                                            TO AUTUMN.                                             1.     SEASON of mists and mellow fruitfulness,         Close bosom-friend … Continue reading

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Farewell to Summer

” ‘Tis the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone.” –   Thomas Moore, The Last Rose of Summer, 1830   “Departing summer hath assumed An aspect tenderly illumed, The gentlest look of … Continue reading

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Sundays Snapshots – Harvest Moon

Long time no see my friends! I admit that I have been having trouble with balance lately. Between work, family obligations, my new blog, and my other hobbies and interests…I’ve been a bit negligent here.  I have managed to slip … Continue reading

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