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christmas comes but once a year

This is one of my favorite holiday cartoons. Enjoy! Advertisements

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halloween

This time of year, I’m always on the lookout for my favorite Halloween-ish movies and television shows. Have you seen any of these? The Worst Witch: Mildred is a young girl at a prestigious witch academy. The headmistress of the … Continue reading

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the ghoul

I remember the first moment I realized I could read. I’m not sure how old I was at the time. I can’t remember what I read or whether or not it was even complete sentences. I just remember that feeling … Continue reading

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archie

Did you read Archie comic books when you were young? [image from Comic Vine]

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nicknames

I’ve had a few nicknames in my life, although none of them really stuck. My parents called me Lou Lou when I was a little girl. My middle sister called me Sister for ages. In high school, we all had … Continue reading

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explorabook

I spent many hours exploring this book (and a few other Klutz titles) in my youth. i was sort of a half-ass science nerd. I competed in science fairs through the 8th grade. I always took advanced math and science … Continue reading

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the eleventh hour

I must have checked this book out from my school’s library every other month. The other book I checked out obsessively was full of graphic photographs from the Holocaust. I was a strange kid.  Description from Amazon: “When Horace the … Continue reading

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