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What Really Matters

TweetAll work here in the Forest today will be suspended at noon today. Georgetown is playing SU in the Big East tournament. This is A Big Deal here.Queen Louise is supporting Syracuse.I stand faithfully behind my beloved Hoyas.Bring it!
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Update on that update

TweetI am home for a few days and not drowning in the backlog of mail, thanks to the gloriousness that is Queen Louise. Plus, she’ll totally organized the office in my absence!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Yes. I would take a bullet for La Queen.) The, erm, somewhat frantic news is that I have to repack my suitcase because […]
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Listen

TweetAs part of the 10th Anniversary of SPEAK, I wrote a poem that shares some of the reader reaction I’ve received in the last decade. Below is the video of me reading the poem at NCTE/ALAN last November. You can find a higher quality version of the video on the “Speak Up About Speak” page […]
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Majoring in Creative Writing and other questions

TweetReaders questions are pouring in! Many folks are asking about one of my responses to Katrina’s questions earlier in the week about majoring in Creative Writing in college. I wrote: Don’t major in Creative Writing, but take some of the classes if the professor has a good reputation with the other students. This made some […]
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One more game…

TweetMany condolences to all my Tarheel friends… That was hard to watch, wasn’t it? Following my decision to support the team that beat the team that beat my team, I only have one thing to say: CHALK BOARD! No, that’s not right. ERASER HEAD! No. FRUITY PEBBLES! Where are my notes? …… Ah. ROCK CHALK! […]
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weekend away

TweetI love my kids, just love them. We snuck off to PA for the weekend to see Daughters #1 and #3, as well as do some research and speak to some college classes. We ate a lot of good food, hung out with the girls and their friends, and laughed until our sides ached. They […]
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Wow!

TweetKitties DO rule over Badgers! Go Mr. Cat! Here, birdie, birdie, birdie…..
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My New Team: Meet Mr. Cat

TweetThank you very much for all the comments yesterday. I fasted, I slept, I looked to the stars for guidance and I have decided to support…. Davidson College: “Where Hoops and Books Coexist”. Even though they are located in you-know-where. And if, by some strange chance, they get beat, I’ll support whoever beats them, and […]
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Moving from denial to acceptance

TweetSharp-eyed readers will notice that I have not been able to bring myself to post about my beloved Hoya’s loss to Davidson in the NCAA basketball tournament this weekend. ::chokes back sob:: That’s because it HURTS! They lost! My boys lost! Oh, they tried so hard!! And to Davidson? Where is Davidson, exactly? Hang on…. […]
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Slinkety Link Day

TweetThe lung dragon is threatening to attack again, I’m having trouble sleeping, and I have doctors’ appointments today. It snowed again yesterday. Just a little, but it was still snow. I am officially Miss CrankyPants. So instead of whining, I will give you fun links. Stephanie Anderson writes Bookavore, a hell of a good book […]
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