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Staples to the rescue

Not the teeny-tiny metal that holds my paperwork together, but the red & white chain office superstore less than 3 miles from my house. Wed. night as I prepare to put suitcases in the car for my lovely trip to the airport at 4 a.m. I realize that <gasp> I have no business cards! Some [...]

Staples to the rescue

Not the teeny-tiny metal that holds my paperwork together, but the red & white chain office superstore less than 3 miles from my house. Wed. night as I prepare to put suitcases in the car for my lovely trip to the airport at 4 a.m. I realize that <gasp> I have no business cards! Some [...]

OT: photos of MN/Capstone

Yes, still procrastinating. Decided to share some photos with you of our trip to MN.

OT: photos of MN/Capstone

Yes, still procrastinating. Decided to share some photos with you of our trip to MN.

OT: packing

Readers, I am procrastinating. I need to be packing for ALA Anaheim, reviewing about 200 books, re-reading all the AASL board, ALA council, and other documents, and going back to JFK to unpack boxes. Instead, I am fretting about the Inaugural Ball. I have to go this year. Worse, I have to stand where someone [...]

OT: packing

Readers, I am procrastinating. I need to be packing for ALA Anaheim, reviewing about 200 books, re-reading all the AASL board, ALA council, and other documents, and going back to JFK to unpack boxes. Instead, I am fretting about the Inaugural Ball. I have to go this year. Worse, I have to stand where someone [...]

6th grader review # 2

Laura Maynard, sixth grade student at Loftis Middle School and her aunt Allison Roberts share their thoughts: Roscoe Riley Rules #1 – Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs By Katherine Applegate Illustrated by Brian Biggs HarperTrophy/imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers New York 2008   According to Laura it is the most chaotic book she has ever read, [...]

6th grader review # 2

Laura Maynard, sixth grade student at Loftis Middle School and her aunt Allison Roberts share their thoughts: Roscoe Riley Rules #1 – Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs By Katherine Applegate Illustrated by Brian Biggs HarperTrophy/imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers New York 2008   According to Laura it is the most chaotic book she has ever read, [...]

6th grade Guest Today

Laura Maynard, sixth grade student at Loftis Middle School, and her aunt Allison Roberts of Bargar Academy share this review with you today.   Cinder Rabbit by Lynn E. Hazen illustrated by Elyse Pastel Henry Holt and Company New York 2008   Remember the days of class plays? The students/rabbits in Ms. Sparks’ class are [...]

6th grade Guest Today

Laura Maynard, sixth grade student at Loftis Middle School, and her aunt Allison Roberts of Bargar Academy share this review with you today.   Cinder Rabbit by Lynn E. Hazen illustrated by Elyse Pastel Henry Holt and Company New York 2008   Remember the days of class plays? The students/rabbits in Ms. Sparks’ class are [...]