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August 2017

  • Kids Day 48 Pets - Kids! Day 48: Pets
    Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

    Kids! Day 48: Pets

    Kids! Day 48: Pets. This book, Children Make Terrible Pets, by Peter Brown is one of our favorite books. Today write about a pet. Your pet if you have one. Or a pet you’d…

    August 17, 2017
  • Day 158 Plain simple help
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    Day 158: Plain simple help

    Day 158: Plain simple help. In the beautiful novel Plainsong by Kent Haruf, a woman, barely able to take care of herself, finds out two young boys have lost their mother to depression. In…

    August 16, 2017
  • Kids! Day 47 Back to School
    Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

    Kids! Day 47: Back to School

    Kids! Day 47: Back to School. Write about going back to school. You can write about your first day. You can write about getting ready (clothes, school supplies, etc.). You can write about what…

    August 15, 2017
  • Day 157 America
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    Day 157: America

    Day 157: America. At this moment. At moments past. Write about racism. Presidents. Unrest. Peace. Where you live. Where you’ve lived. What it feels like to be you. What you imagine it would feel…

    August 14, 2017
  • Kids! Day 46 Birds
    Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

    Kids! Day 46: Birds

    Kids! Day 46: Birds. In Annie and Snowball and the Cozy Nest, by Cynthia Ryland, illustrated by Sucie Stevenson, Annie and her friend Henry discover a bird nest on her front porch and there…

    August 10, 2017
  • Day 155 Changing Relationships
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    Day 155: Changing Relationships

    Day 155: Changing Relationships. This is my beautiful sister Katy and today is her birthday. I love her very much: she is kind, loyal, loves my kids and is the most organized person on…

    August 9, 2017
  • Day 154: Libraries
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    Day 154: Libraries

    Day 154: Libraries. The library you go to today. The library from your childhood. The library in beautiful Creede, Colorado, made of logs. Your elementary school library. High school. College. Library on wheels. Library…

    August 7, 2017
  • Day 153: Technology in your life
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    Day 153: Technology in your life

    Day 153: Technology in your life. How often do you use technology? Rely on it? Do you limit your screen time per day or per week? When you were younger were you on the…

    August 4, 2017