I am bone tired and weary. I have biceps I haven’t had since my kids were toddlers. I am happy to say we have only 20 more boxes to open at the library–and hopefully none will come tomorrow. We are few people and we need to catch up. The generosity is overwhelming. Thank you. Thank … More Wayward Writer Retreat
Just. One. Book. is still here! Yes. We are still here! OMG are we still here. But I didn’t post anything this week because I kind of needed a bit of a break–to start shelving books in earnest. And then my knee gave out (long boring story of life-long knee issue) so then I’ve been … More Just. One. Book. One Month In.
This is the very sweet Natasha Griffin. She came out to Greenville from Portola to pick up some books for Portola High School. Many of our duplicates went home with her. Portola is the only incorporated city in our county and is home to a more diverse (in terms of Latinx) population of students. I … More Just. One. Book. Thoughts and thanks.
I am a romantic at heart. In that twisted way where you read a great book and you enjoy crying at the end because everything went to hell and the lovers don’t wind up together because one of them is dead, or married to someone else, or a war has broken out. My students used … More Poetry Saves Us
On Fridays in summer, my husband has a day off after working four 10 hour days. He works for the school district but hadn’t had the chance to spend some concentrated time in the library. After I’d fed the family +two friends of my daughter’s a German Apple Kuchen I made for breakfast, We made … More Just. One. Friday with the Family