[Photo Journal] Miniature Doll Houses in Bergen

Myra here. Every Tuesday, we share photographs from our recent or long-ago travels, or just everyday stuff that appealed to our mindful eye and sharp sensibilities as captured through fleeting images. When we were in Bergen, we chanced upon a few shops that spoke to the wild creature within me. If only I could pack up ...

[Monday Reading] Thi Bui’s Evocative Art in her Graphic Novel Memoir “The Best We Could Do” and Bao Phi’s “A Different Pond”

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...

[BHE 290] Library Haul Part Two

Myra here. Every Sunday, we share the books that found their way into our hands and shelves from our many travels or library visits or book hunting expeditions. Double Up Your Reading Library Haul (Part Two) Last week, I shared the National Library Board’s promo that allows patrons to borrow twice as many items until ...

[Saturday Reads] Think Equal: Empowering Change through Education

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few ...

[Poetry Friday] Edward Hirsch on Grief and Mourning

Fats here. My Poetry Friday offering this week goes out to a co-worker who is having a tough time dealing with her grandmother’s death. I forgot how long ago it has been since her grandma died. I know that it happened in December and I know that she’s still grieving years later. I discovered the ...

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