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toys r (all of) us.

Originally posted on I didn't have my glasses on….:
National Toy Hall of Fame Reveals 12 Toy Finalists Which toys will make it into the National Toy Hall of Fame this November? The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame…

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Today’s Quote

Originally posted on Soul Gatherings:
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is a vital element for the…

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Another Call To Join the U.L.S., The Underground Library Society

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
I am again asking for those who would like to join the U.L.S., the Underground Library Society, to join and write a guest post. I put this request out several times…

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In praise of… crafts

Originally posted on TanGental:
Jennie Fitzee blogs about life as an elementary school teacher – if you don’t yet know her. Recently she’s run a series of posts about the genesis of two delightful classroom quilts inspired by her children…

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National Book Lovers Day 2021

National Book Lovers Day 2021

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John Kraft

Dear Fellow Bloggers, John Kraft, the witty and humorous blogger, has died.  His blog, Down the Hall on Your Left, was one of the first blogs I followed.  From trips to Ireland, to crime serials, to life at Starbucks, his … Continue reading

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Reading Aloud

A picture is worth a thousand words. A good friend sent me this photo reading to her grandchild. It is never too early to read aloud to a child. A child is never too young to hear words while seeing … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Thursday July 29th 2021 – #Olympics Pete Springer, #Patchwork Jennie Fitzkee, #Research Jacqui Murray

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
A small selection of posts I have enjoyed over the last few days and I hope you will head over to enjoy in full. The first post is from Pete Springer who shares the…

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Smorgasbord Afternoon Video – Random Acts of Kindness… They warm our hearts.

For all the dark side of life we see in the media.. humans and animals give kindness and love to warm our hearts.. thanks to KIND Smorgasbord Afternoon Video – Random Acts of Kindness… They warm our hearts.

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Literary Lines

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust ~ Literary Lines

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