Monthly Archives: March 2013

Tale Tues: Hatching Dino Eggs

I feel sorry for teachers. Well elementary school teachers, anyway, when their class projects go awry. As when the life cycle of their classroom tadpoles is cut short, and only one matures into a sad lonely frog. So that the … Continue reading

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March Trees

  Trifecta Challenge: Use following three words and add another 33 to them to make a complete 36-word response –  remember, rain, rebellion. She could not remember a colder March night. Rain froze and crystalized bare branches. So in the morning, … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Aliens and Cow Udders

Aliens roost under Little Bro’s bed at night. I may be obsessed with chickens lately, but I say roost because these aliens seem to have deflocked by morning, when the sun is up and Little Bro can turn out his … Continue reading

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Leona the Chicken Struts

Alphabe-Thurs weekly challenge: Letter Q! Do chickens quack? Of course not. They cluck. But Marge heard quacking, and it was not Leona, who was strutting around in her new chicken outfit: Pin It It was her daughter. Yaking at her … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: How I Crushed My Child

It’s not often I’m tongue-tied in front of my own children. Usually only when they ask big questions, like how did God come to be alive? Where does space end? But faced with Little Bro’s super disappointed as well as … Continue reading

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