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Weekly Reads: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Guns and Kids and Black Panther a Hit

Hello there Readers… It’s February 21st in the year of Our Lord Voldemort Two Thousand and Eighteen. A week ago a 19 year old former student walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida with an AR-15 rifle and proceeded to murder 17 of his classmates and teachers …

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Weekly Reads: Sensory Friendly Zoo Hours, Parenting the German Way and A Swift Moment Podcast!

Hey there Readers! It’s the feast day of St. Valentine of Rome, possibly a third-century Catholic martyr, possibly several different people who defied Roman Emperor Claudius II when the big guy banned marriages in the city of Rome because he believed that soldiers devotion to wives and families was keeping them …

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Weekly Reads: Why School’s Fail at Teaching About Slavery, Snow Days, and How to Help Parents with ADHD

Hey there Readers! I hope everybody had a fun and safe Super Bowl weekend. We had a great gathering with friends and enjoyed the Eagles upset of the Patriots.  When I was younger this was the time of year when I would spend 3 long cold months pretending to like …

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Weekly Reads: Bomb Cyclones, Where Movie Babies Come From, and Illegal Selfies?

Happy 2018 Readers! I hope y’all are staying warm during this record breaking cold snap. Folks on the east coast of the US are supposed to get something called a bomb cyclone, which not a thing I knew to have nightmares about until now. Of course the Cheeto Tinted Tyrant …

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Weekly Reads: Freeloaders, Ferdinand, and Hamildolph!

We saw The Last Jedi… it was awesome… that’s all you need to know. Why are you wasting time reading this? A killer asteroid could destroy the planet at any moment! Go see the movie! Just a few links as we head into the big Xmas break… I’m Sick of …

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Weekly Reads: A Wrinkle in Time, YouTube Issues, and Teach Your Girls to Hit People

Howdy Readers! We’re back from the Thanksgiving break. I made THE BEST TURKEY EVAR!!! Splurged on a local, responsibly raised bird and will never go back to Butterball. Worth the extra expense if you can afford it.   Moviegoers this holiday season have already seen the spectacular Afrofuturist Wakanda in the …

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Weekly Reads: Skepticon 10 Debriefing, Lots of Roy Moore, and the End of the WWotMW?

Howdy Readers! It’s Wednesday, November 15th, only 8 days left to complain about X-mas crap on display too early! Lots of stuff below should come with a big ass (CN: Sexual Assault) I got to spend the last weekend at Skepticon 10, talking, learning and playing with the social justice …

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Weekly Reads: Where the Alt Right Gets Their Start, “Have Fun” is a Bad Rule, and Frog & Toad Memes!

Hey there Readers! It’s October 30th, Halloween Eve. I hope you are all ready to have a good time with all the little and or big ghosts and goblins in your life. It’s also International Orthopaedic Nurses Day, so thank your physical therapist today! Sage Coffey tells us her story in …

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Weekly Reads: Inclusive Playgrounds, Mindfulness for Kids and What Afterbirth Really Feels Like

Hey there Readers! I have made the executive decision to untether the Reads from any specific day of the week. Heck, sometimes there might be two of them a week… who knows! Besides, now the title reminds me of Weekly Reader from back in the olden days of my youth. Cedar …

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Wednesday Reads: We’re Finally Moved In Edition!

Hey there Readers! Sorry for the dead air these last few weeks, but The Girl and The Hellions and I have been working our buttocks off to make the final push to move into our brand new custom built modern house, dubbed Wishful Thinking lo those many months ago when …

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