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My Life Monday: 1% Better Every Day, by James Clear

James Clear is one of my favorite bloggers. He writes a lot about habit formation, and he does the research into what works. He inspires me to do and be better. This keynote speech is about 25 minutes long, and worth it if you need a dose of practical advice for “putting in the reps.” […]

Blue Bicycle Books in Charleston, South Carolina

In early June, I traveled to Charleston for a work conference. If you’re wildly curious about what I do, you can watch a video created about one of my projects as part of the conference. In addition to eating delicious food (Kaminsky’s coconut cream pie stands out in my memory!), I went to the locally […]

The Poem Farm’s Summer Notebooking Project

   Attention grandparents, teachers, parents, writers,  doodlers, and scribblers of all ages: Summer has barely started, and the age-old question for those with kids around the house is: how do I keep them from losing ground academically during the lazy days of summer? While reading is always my first choice and recommendation (all kinds of […]

My Life Monday: Summer Resolutions

I don’t know about anyone else, but each summer, even though I work year-round, I have grand (or perhaps grandiose) ideas about what I can accomplish. Something in me always yearns to read, read, read. I haven’t had summer reading assignments in ages, but at some point all of those library programs and AP English […]