MONDAY, August 31st, NATIONAL TRAIL MIX DAY

I know, but there really is such a day, and today is it! In honor of the occasion, I made a big bag of trail mix for munching while reading or watching TV

Not only is my Trail Mix tasty, but it’s healthy as well. All I bought that I didn’t already have on hand was the banana chips.

Munch…munch…munch

Castellan the Black and his Wise Draconic Musings on Family Life #BrainfluffCastellanthe Black #WiseDragonicMusingsonaFamilyLife #PickyEaters

Brainfluff

When interceding in a family quarrel, don’t be afraid to roar louder than anyone else.

Castellan the Black, mighty dragon warrior, features in my short story Picky Eaters, written to provide a humorous escape from all the stuff that isn’t happening on Wyvern Peak… All proceeds for the duration of its publishing life are donated to mental health charities.

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SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR KIDS

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“The Arthur series “is today’s recommendation for both boys and girls ages four through eight. Arthur Read (Yes, “Read” is his last name.) is an anthropomorphic aardvark created by Marc Brown. For the girls, Arthur has a little sister. He is a good Big Brother. Himself eight years old, Arthur addresses the fears of eight-year-olds like asthma, dyslexia, cancer and diabetes. Family issues like taking turns, being kind, controlling anger, etc. are also dealt with.

One of my favorites is Arthur’s Eyes, dealing with eye checkups and getting glasses.

Arthur’s adventures include writing a story, meeting the President, and his eyes, ears, nose (another favorite), and tooth (about loosing a baby tooth).

A friend gave me multiple copies of Arthur books, which I not only put out in my Little Free Library, but shared with teacher wannabes in my classes for their classroom libraries.

Arthur has been made into…

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Caturday funnies — cinematic edition

bluebird of bitterness

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

HORSEFEATHERS

DRIVING MISS DAISY

MEAN STREETS

CINDERELLA

ROCKY

A DAY AT THE RACES

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

BABE

THE WEDDING SINGER

DIRTY HARRY

DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES

THE HORSE WHISPERER

SPIDERMAN

SHINE

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

THE SECRET GARDEN

THE BOSTON STRANGLER

UP

THE WIZARD OF OZ

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

DOWNFALL

YOU’VE GOT MAIL

SEABISCUIT

WALL STREET

FIGHT CLUB

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