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Happy Easter!

The Grinch stole all the outer trappings of Christmas, but he couldn’t stop Christmas from coming. The Whos in Whoville carried the spirit of Christmas in their hearts, and they sang for joy. The forces of evil can’t stop Easter either. We may not be able to gather as congregations, but we can gather around… Continue reading Happy Easter!

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A Movie Review Instead – This Beautiful Fantastic

It has been pouring for two days. What with the rain and the stay at home situation, I have been feeling quite restless. Then last night I found this amazing movie. This Beautiful Fantastic is a 2016 British romantic drama, written and directed by Simon Aboud. Bella Brown was abandoned as a baby in an… Continue reading A Movie Review Instead – This Beautiful Fantastic

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Book Review: Artistic Pedagogical Technologies

Artistic Pedagogical Technologies: A Primer for Educators – by Katherine J. Janzen, Beth Perry, and Margaret J. A. Edwards. Have you ever sat through a boring lecture and wished there was a better way for teachers to present material? Have you watched your child plod through numerous worksheets and wished the teacher would employ a… Continue reading Book Review: Artistic Pedagogical Technologies

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Book Review: No Less Days

Book Review: No Less Days, by Amanda G. Stevens -- David Galloway can’t die. He looks 35, but he’s actually over a century old. He has survived three wars and the loss of his loved ones, and he now lives a solitary life as the owner of a bookstore in northern Michigan. He keeps himself aloof… Continue reading Book Review: No Less Days

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Book Review: The Book of Three

Taran is an assistant pig keeper, but he dreams of leaving the farm, wearing a sword, and becoming a great hero. One day Hen Wen, the oracular pig, escapes her pen, and Taran chases after her. Thus his adventure begins. On the way he will confront the evil Horned King, find unusual friends, including a… Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Three

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Book Review: The Invisible Library

Book Review: The Invisible Library, by Genevieve Cogman:  Irene would like nothing better than to curl up with a good book. She is, after all, a librarian. However, she works for the mysterious Library that exists between the worlds. Her job involves going into the alternate realities and collecting important books of fiction, by whatever means… Continue reading Book Review: The Invisible Library

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Book Review: Sherlock, Lupin and Me: The Dark Lady

I’m a fan of Sherlock Holmes. Through the years I’ve come across many versions and spin-offs of the original books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and I’ve enjoyed them all.  Here is yet another: Sherlock, Lupin, and Me: The Dark Lady, written by Irene Adler. Actually, the authors are Pierdomenico Baccalario and Alessandro Gatti. The… Continue reading Book Review: Sherlock, Lupin and Me: The Dark Lady