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Still the Basic Must-have Book for Writers and Poets

Roget’s College Thesaurus. I first acquired the one on the right in 1965-66 (grade 11) and still use it today as a basic, fast thesaurus when writing. The 2002 edition on the left is well-worth picking up as well: many … Continue reading

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The B & W Bona-Fide Halloween Classic

The Haunting, based on Shirley Jackson’s spooky novel The Haunting of Hill House. I taught it once in grade 10 in my first year of teaching (on the curriculum then)–1972. Kids loved it. The 1963 movie is faithful to the … Continue reading

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My Sherlock Holmes Mug

“You see but you do not observe” and many other Holmes quotations.

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The Old Games Are the Best

1950s game inherited from their great grandfather

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Exploring Math

Kids love working on big sheets of paper!

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Exploring Colored Lights

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Exploring Music Naturally When Left Alone

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Learning Drawing from Copying

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1949 A.D., A Deep Audio Imprinting

The year I was born was also the same year my Dad bought this 10″ LP of lounge-style jazz piano and guitar by the popular Page Cavanaugh Trio; this in age when jazz was more mainstream and more popular than … Continue reading

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Interdependency

in garden carrots.

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