Monthly Archives: September 2012

Simply Sunday Catch-Up

Tweet This week’s Simply Saturday comes to you on Sunday. It’s been that kind of week!  The first piece of news is for anyone who teaches Speak! Victor Malo-Juvera, who has taught Speak for years, researched and wrote his dissertation about how using Speak in the classroom changed his students’ attitudes about rape myths. He […]
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Save A Boob, Win A Shirt

Tweet My daughter Meredith and I are walking in the Susan G. Koman 3-Day, 60-mile walk in Philadelphia in a few weeks. Meredith needs help to complete her fundraising. Some people don’t want to contribute because in January, the Komen Foundation nearly cut off funding to Planned Parenthood’s Breast Health Services Project, which provides free […]
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Simply Saturday

Tweet The weather has cooled down nicely up here. Our wood for the winter arrives on Monday and its a darn good thing; we’re going to need fires in the woodstove to take the chill out of the air very soon. Banned Books Week is almost upon us. What will you be doing to recognize […]
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Simply Saturday

Tweet     Blogging every day in August helped me get back into the blogging habit. I’ll try to blog at least once a week – on Saturdays – to keep you guys up to date about what’s going on up here in The Forest. We are FINALLY finished with our 507-day renovation!!!! Do you […]
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Help Me Celebrate My 20 Year Writing Anniversary

Tweet   Twenty years ago today, I put Meredith, my then-youngest child, on the school bus so she could start first grade. (Yes, that’s her above.) She was VERY excited to go. Honestly, I was very excited for her to go, too. I loved that girl with all my heart, but she was what we […]
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Judy Leads Us

Tweet   Don’t know if you’ve heard the news, but Judy Blume has posted about her recent breast cancer surgery. You should hop over and read it right now. I’ll wait. ::files paperwork:: ::ignores email:: You back? Good. Her blog post contains everything I love about her writing; honesty, clarity, humor and optimism. A few […]
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