Apparently this is what Boo does when no one is watching.
2014 Critique Partner Love Connection -
I guess it’s that time of year again. I’ve been asked several times in the last few months if I would do another critique partner love connection on my blog and I now have enough requests that I’m going to go ahead and do it. These seems to be a yearly thing. I don’t think I need to change the…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARIO! My sweet guy turned 3 on Valentines Day.
Can’t wait to read this!
Just like with my kids, I force my dogs to get along.
My own personal heaters. Require no electricity.
(Phys.org) —Kindergarten classrooms nationwide have changed dramatically since the late 1990s and nearly all of these changes are in the direction of a heightened focus on academics, particularly literacy, according to researchers from EdPolicyWorks, the center on education policy and workforce competitiveness at the University of Virginia.
via Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories http://bit.ly/1iOSlQs
And preschool is the new Kindergarten.
Early literacy research shows that this benchmark has merit—but how is a short-staffed, bustling library to achieve this? Through “1,000 Books before [Kindergarten]” programs. — Goal: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten | First Steps | School Library Journal (via schoollibraryjournal)
Every first draft is perfect, because all a first draft has to do is exist. — Jane Smiley (via inspired-to-write)
One more thing crossed off my bucket list. Hahaha.
Mario in his Nappie Sack.
"A person of good intelligence and sensitivity cannot exist in this society very long without having some anger about the inequality - and it’s not just a bleeding-heart, knee-jerk, liberal kind of a thing - it is just a normal human reaction to a nonsensical set of values where we have cinnamon flavored dental floss and there are people sleeping in the street" ~ George Carlin
(Source: Los Angeles Times, via kdhart)
- $3.98 for natural disaster relief through FEMA
- $6.96 for welfare
- $22.88 for unemployment
- $36.82 for food stamps through SNAP
- $43.78 for retirement/disability for government workers (civilian/military)
- $235.81 for YOUR Medicare
- $247.75 for defense
- and $4,000.00 for corporate subsidies
Are you sure you are pissed off at the right people?
The American “tax problem” in list form