[R@ndom] New Favorite Things Friday #5

For my new favorite things this week I have focused on things that are orange. There is no reason for this other than the things I thought of first were orange and themes are always fun. Happier I found this app accidentally one of the many nights this week that I couldn’t sleep. It reminds…

[Slice of Life] A Story From the Reading Well

It’s Slice of Life time with Two Writing Teachers! A story from the story well… The first chapter book I ever read by myself, from front cover to back cover, every single page, understanding the whole thing without any help, was The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary. I remember the day I finished…

[SOLSC] Ashrams and Baseball

It’s SOLSC Tuesday! It’s time!  It’s for me to share the #1 person I would follow to an ashram anywhere.  Click here and here to see what the heck I’m talking about. So, super duper, a-number one, longest standing person I would follow to an ashram anywhere is… Edgar Martinez–retired designated hitter for the Seattle…

[Mentor Text Monday] Shhhhh….

Last week I visit our newly-built San Diego Public Library. I had been once before, but hadn’t gotten to wander around. My favorite places are the main elevator, the blue chairs in the reading room, and the 9th floor views: The elevator–because it is a visual shindig: The blue furniture because it looks like a…

[SOLSC] The Three People I Would Follow to an Ashram

It’s SOLSC Tuesday! photo by Raveesh Vyas on Flickr Back in the day (okay, last month), I mentioned that Sir Ken Robinson was one of the three people I would follow to an ashram anywhere.  I was asked who the other two might be. I didn’t answer. And this is why. There are only two left. All of…

[An Abecedary of Cape-Wearing] E is for Evil

powered by Fotopedia Wait a minute? What? Evil? Yes. At the heart of all cape-wearers is the passion for protecting someone or something from a perceived evil. It is true, I prefer to not grant these perceived evils airtime on Wear the Cape. While I am not a… (what’s that bird with the head in…

[R@ndom] New Favorite Things Friday #4

My current New Favorite Things are: Ruffles and Crochet Creatures They make me happy to sew. It’s nice to have things to do or make that are simple and doable. It helps me spend time on things that are less simple and less doable. This blog of crochet creatures is crazy fun: Kim Lapsley Crochets.…