Dad, why do you take so many pictures?

As a parent, I am entering that dreaded phase of parenting a teenager, with two more not far behind. I anticipate blinking only a few more times before my kids are adults, so I’m glad that I have found Amy’s book now, while there’s a little time left to capture. Now, that’s not to say that I haven’t captured some wonderful moments already, but I’m grateful for the encouragement to keep the camera clicking, even if my kids don’t understand my need to always be taking photos. Continue reading Dad, why do you take so many pictures?

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So, a Blonde Chases this Giant into a Cave…

archeologist, but he’s not exactly a treasure hunter either. Rousseau lives on a planet called Asgard. Imagine this world like an onion – layer upon layer – a world constructed by some alien race, an unimaginable amount of time in the past. Rousseau, like so many others, strives to reach the center of Asgard. Unfortunately, he has only ever traversed the first four levels down from the planet’s surface. Continue reading So, a Blonde Chases this Giant into a Cave…

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He Was Just Following Orders

Fred Johnson was just following orders. Or, so he thought when he attacked Anderson Station. Fred and his troops breached the hull of the station and marched in, guns blazing. He carefully monitored the progress of his forces as they cleared corridor after corridor. There were pockets of resistance that they overcame quickly since the troops wore body armor and were armed with high-powered rifles. The “terrorists” on board the station wore nothing but coveralls and were armed with anything they could get their hands on – a few guns, but mostly tools and other hand-made weapons. Continue reading He Was Just Following Orders

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Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff

Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff by Chip Gaines It seems that there is this mean streak in people today. They feel entitled to speak down to anyone they feel is not as smart as they! This is shown in the reviews of this book. This is a nice guy telling us about his life in a nice way. When I read … Continue reading Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff

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“I chose the day I would die”

Miranda Warning by Heather Day Gilbert My husband’s deep brown eyes glowed as he handed me the cocoa. “Maybe you’ll sleep better tonight, Rosey.” I was tired of the charade between us. I never wanted to smile at his dinner parties again. Never wanted to beg him for the children he wouldn’t give me. I’d never again clean up his clothes, covered in moonshine vomit.I … Continue reading “I chose the day I would die”

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Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink…

Alyssa is an ordinary girl. Smart. Athletic. She shares the concerns of the average teenage girl. Until one day, everything changes. Her home in Southern California is frequently impacted by drought, so it’s not uncommon to hear people talking about water conservation and concern about what the world’s changing climate will mean for California’s water supply. Continue reading Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink…

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