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August 2017

  • Kids! Day 52: To the moon!
    Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

    Kids! Day 52: To the moon!

    Day 52: To the moon! Brian Floca's book Moonshot, the Flight of Apollo 11, is about the mission that took humans to the moon for the first time. Would you want to be an…

    August 31, 2017
  • Day 164: Things as they really are
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    Day 164: Things as they really are

    Day 164: Things as they really are. What do you really want? What do you really believe? What makes you really (as in truly) happy? If all was lost, what would you really still…

    August 30, 2017
  • Day 163 Natural disasters
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    Day 163: Natural disasters

    Day 163: Natural disasters. When something big like a natural disaster strikes, what are you inclined to do? Donate money? Donate blood? Get in the car and go help on the ground? Pray? Have…

    August 28, 2017
  • Day 162 Buying and selling
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    Day 162: Buying and selling

    Day 162: Buying and selling. Thirft stores. Yard sales. Estate sales. Craig’s List. Newspaper listings. Write about how you shop. How you donate. Treasures you’ve found. Things you’ve sold. Money you’ve made. Money you’ve…

    August 25, 2017
  • Kids! Day 50 Getting Messy
    Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

    Kids! Day 50: Getting Messy

    Kids! Day 50: Getting Messy. This marker “accidentally” fell all over this guy’s leg. And hand. And arm. And shirt. And a little bit over his eyes. Write about a time you got messy.…

    August 24, 2017
  • Kids Day 49 The Eclipse - Kids! Day 49: The Eclipse!
    Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

    Kids! Day 49: The Eclipse!

    Kids! Day 49: The Eclipse! I think the kids should write about it too. What was it like? Where were they? What did they think? Who else was there? Did they feel anything mysterious?…

    August 22, 2017
  • Day 160 the eclipse - Day 160: the eclipse
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    Day 160: the eclipse

    Day 160: the eclipse. How could I resist? Write about this eclipse, where were you? Did you drive somewhere far? Do a lot of planning? Or just pop out to your front porch? What…

    August 21, 2017
  • Day 159: Feeling tired
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    Day 159: Feeling tired

    Day 159: Feeling tired. Physically tired. Emotionally tired. World tired. Write about what you do when you’re tired. How it affects your day, your week, your month, your relationships, your habits and your outlook.Maybe…

    August 18, 2017