Category Archives: education

Reading Wars Philip Yancy

I am going through a personal crisis. I used to love reading. I am writing this blog in my office, surrounded by 27 tall bookcases laden with some 5,000 books. Over the years I have read them, marked them up, … Continue reading

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40 Inspiring Quotes About Reading from Writers By Emily Temple

NaNoWriMo may be over and our schedules may be filling up with holiday parties and family visits, but despite all that, December is one of our favorite months to curl up and read. If you need a little extra inspiration … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Adoption…

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7 Jane Austen Quotes To Live By By Sarah Cool

Known for her wit and wisdom, Jane Austen was never at a loss for words on writing, nor were her characters at a loss for their follies and humor. If you’ve never read Jane Austen – and there are undoubtedly … Continue reading

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How to Write a Thank You Note (and why you should)

In this era, steeped in technology, it’s hard to sit down and hand-write a thank-you note when sending a text, tweet or email is so much easier. Those forms of thank-yous might be immediate, but they’re hardly as personal as … Continue reading

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A Public Service By Thomas Sowell

Sometimes someone inadvertently performs a public service by bringing an unbelievably stupid and dangerous idea to the surface, where it can be exposed for what it is. The New York Times can be credited — if that is the word … Continue reading

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Mary And Her Little Lamb

The childhood nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb” is familiar to all, but did you know it’s based on a real Mary and a real lamb and a real incident that took place at school? The real Mary, Mary … Continue reading

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