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I love a good laugh, don’t you? It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Sunday Funny.  As I get my writing chops back in line, here are a few ‘creative’ funnies in the spirit of World Creativity and Innovation Week….           Happy Sunday! 🙂

Here’s to you, fellow java junkies…. a little Monday Motivation/Humor to let you know you’re not alone! Stay out of prison today. Drink up. I’ll be right there with ya’…. You’ll recognize me. I’ll be the one with the sheepish grin and BIG eyes.   Welcome back, students!  Heads-up: caffeine’s kickin’…. Open your notebooks… Let’s get this party started!   Three …

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Now that we’ve got THAT out of the way….. Such sage advice from author Chuck Wendig is what you’ll get in his writer’s how-to books.  Don’t worry ~ you’ll soon see the connection between underpants and writing…. I promise. I stumbled on to Chuck’s 250 Things You Should Know About Writing a few years ago and immediately …

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    How much subtracting are you doing?  . . . Wishing you a creative Monday!  

Is it time to turn it all around, or are you on your right path?  

  I have this quote in my kitchen, just in case anyone forgets ….. Rock your Strange! Happy Sunday. 🙂

“For, in the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a meaningful life. And it is very difficult to have a meaningful life without meaningful work.”

Jim Collins, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap..

Is your life meaningful?

Five years into my teaching career, I decided to move from English Language Arts to Reading, specifically. I began working on my Master’s in Reading Education, and while I learned a lot, my biggest A-ha! came not from the volumes of textbooks read or the 1,000s of words written. No, my biggest lesson came from my students. “Reading is boring!” …

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