Where Does Your Writing Take Y...

Jan 10, 2014 by

January 10, 2014 Like me, I’m sure you have seen colorful posters in libraries and schools that proclaim reading can take one...

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Journaling for a New Year

Jan 1, 2014 by

January 1, 1856: “Sunrise -8 degrees . . . Sundown 14 degrees. A Happy New Year! 2150 miles from my former home.” This is...

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Food Chains, Food Webs, and Wo...

Jul 31, 2013 by

July 13, 2013 I needed to write my blog post tonight, but I just wasn’t quite there yet. So, I did what I usually do when I...

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Ordinary Words Become Extraord...

Jul 3, 2013 by

July 3, 2013 As I have written here before, I believe in the importance of the written word and its role in our history, whether the...

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Dream Another Dream

Jun 5, 2013 by

Hardly believing it was already June, I turned the calendar page and read the quote for the new month: “You are never too old...

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Pioneers and Mothers

May 11, 2013 by

May 11, 2013 The mothers I read about in my research on early Kansas, though living in a very different setting, had the same hopes...

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And the Winner is. . .

Mar 26, 2013 by

This is the third post in honor of National Women’s History Month. Like most citizens of New England, Lucy Larcom had never...

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Women’s Rights – M...

Mar 22, 2013 by

This is the second in a series of blog posts for Women’s History Month Boasting forty-two members from a population of two...

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