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Graphic Novels

As a child I enjoyed comic books as well as regular novels.  One day while at Girl Scout Brownies, while all the other kids were doing a craft, I found a comic book on a shelf, and soon I was lost in the story of Elfquest.  When Brownies was over, I still hadn't done the… Continue reading Graphic Novels

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Drawing Out The Dragons

I picked up this book in the bookstore because I liked the dragon on the front. As I began to read, I discovered that Drawing Out the Dragons was about the personal struggles that James A. Owen went through to become a writer and artist, and the advice he gives to groups of children to… Continue reading Drawing Out The Dragons

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Off to School

Every year we mothers face the dreaded first day of school.  This year it happened for the last time:  yesterday we took our youngest son to college.  It was a long, exhausting day divided between the university, his new apartment, the bank, MacDonalds, and a number of stores.  That didn't include the 'Welcome to College'… Continue reading Off to School