All posts by Myra GB

[Photo Journal] Boat Ride and Waterfalls in Norway

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. I am still on a Norway binge this whole of November. There are just so many gorgeous photos to share. Boat Ride and Waterfalls in ...

[Monday Reading] Journeys Far From Home and Back in Picturebooks “That Neighbor Kid” and “Life Without Nico”

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 287] Book Hunting in Brazil, Litsy Halloween Goes Postal, and Book Gifts

Myra here. Every Sunday, we share the books that found their way into our hands and shelves through perfectly legitimate means, or by happenstance, or some of our recent travels. This week is extra special with quite a number of books finding me. Litsy #HalloweenGoesPostal It was my first time to join Litsy's Halloween Goes ...

[Saturday Reads] Because Picturebooks Truly Aren’t Just For Children

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 ...

Migratory Journeys through Laura Miller’s “Literary Wonderlands”

Myra here. I originally intended to share this title for our #Metareading theme, but I realized that with just a stretch of the imagination, tucking in a corner of fantasy world here, and a nip in one's flights of fancy there, I can just about claim that this will still fit our current reading theme ...