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Deenie And The Problem With Names

When working on memoir essays, I frequently change names to protect people’s privacy. Except my own, of course, which if I did, would probably mean that I was turning my essay into fiction. I’m sure that many of you change … Continue reading

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Here Are Your Own Posts Part 2

Wow!  Two days worth of great reading from you guys!  This is been a wonderful experience for me.  I’ve especially enjoyed the variety of topics from serious to humorous, daily thoughts to memoirs and different poetry styles. Here are a … Continue reading

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List of Stories To Read… Part 2

What wonderful suggestions you have all given!  I won’t be publishing lists every day, but especially because we are celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the United States today, diversity in literature seems especially important. The books, … Continue reading

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An Embarrassing Personal Admission

A month or so ago, in the middle of our department meeting, the supervisor of our high school ENL department asked us to go get the books or short stories that our students were currently reading.  We laid them on … Continue reading

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Saneteachers’ Weekly Genre Feature – Fantasy

My bias is definitely showing here, but fantasy is tied with almost every other genre for my favorite.  Okay, I like almost everything.  But with fantasy, action, adventure, phantasmagorical creatures, settings beyond our imagination make for a perfect reading experience. With … Continue reading

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Quick blog idea thanks to a reader/reader

Grubbs n Critters read my last blog post and asked me to share on my blog site a couple of books that I like to read. So I’m going to try to do that as an aside, or a p.s., on … Continue reading

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