I love descriptive names. They are so much easier to remember! Do you have a favorite descriptive name? Please share!
Everyone enjoys a happy ending and surprise endings can be fun, but clever ending are my favorite! Clever endings are often happy and can be a surprise but they are also uniquely resourceful, smart, and creative. There is nothing like reading a book with a clever resolution for the first time! These are the books I like to own and are often destined for greatness or already classics.
Here’s a handful of my favorite children’s books with clever endings… Continue reading
Tulips are blooming in our neighborhood. On sunny days they glow with sunlight! I think they would look like paper lanterns if they were to glow at night.
Maybe they do glow at night somewhere! Fireflies produce light through a chemical reaction called bioluminescence. Scientists used this as inspiration to create glowsticks. Yay for fireflies and glowsticks!
I drive down the same streets all the time as probably most moms do. I go to the school and back, the grocery store, my sister’s house, and the library. That is about it. It can get pretty boring so when I see something new or different I get all excited and want to share! Of course it would be dangerous to snap a picture while driving and it isn’t always practical to pull over so I am going to turn it into a mini series of illustrated posts from memory… I Spy (my observations from behind the wheel).
I saw this fox yesterday…
First he was in a yard and when I passed he walked into the street and stared back at me. Others have seen foxes around here but I never have.
Foxes appear in lots of children’s books. One of my favorites is One Fine Day, a folktale retold by Nonny Hogrogian with Caldecott winning illustrations. This fox gets his tail cut of for stealing. Read the book to find out how he gets it back!
Do you see foxes? What is your favorite fox story? Please share!
There is a prominent yellow theme around town today.
Driving over to my sister’s house I saw yellow walls, Continue reading
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You can always count on the tides. They come in and go out and come in again. I suppose, too, the tides can catch you off guard like they have for the dolphins, with tragic consequences, here on Cape Cod. The tide rises and falls so fast on some beaches because the grade is so slight.
You can actually watch it happening. Watch this video at 2X speed… Continue reading