Monthly Archives: April 2012

Muggle Mecca

Gather your little bottomless bags, Harry Potter fans: the Holy Land awaits. Continue reading

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A Question for Book Lovers

Who knew a game of Jenga could start all this… Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey

It’s an obsession, but it’s not what you think… Continue reading

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All of our silly progress… Building walls between us and the sky.

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Facebook: It’s All About the Marketing

Facebook just goes to show that in 21st century America, everything, including our personal lives, is All About the Marketing. Continue reading

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Celebrating the Bard’s Birthday

Shakespeare’s birthday: a day which from henceforth and forevermore shall be set aside for swooning. Continue reading

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Paper Chains

I taught them how to make chains. Continue reading

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Instant Tunnel Paint

I want to give my daughter an unlimited supply of Instant Tunnel Paint for her birthday. Continue reading

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“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.” -A. A. Milne Continue reading

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So Not Right With God

We know the truth: our lives are So Not Right with God. Continue reading

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