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  • Saltpeter Poems

    January 30, 2020
    Not exactly dinner conversation, but the poem in today's audioblog reminds us of the hard reality of war that is right ...
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  • A Word Book–of a ...

    January 23, 2020
    Not the only one of it's kind, but Ambrose Bierce wrote, perhaps, the most well-known, Cynic's Word Book. I've ...
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  • A handbook for what I ...

    January 17, 2020
    I've always kept my eyes peeled for old books and I found a nice little pile on a recent shopping trip in Roanoke, ...
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  • I don’t have an ...

    January 09, 2020
    I finally did an accent tag video today! I listen to these same videos when I'm working on a new accent for an ...
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  • My Favorite Words

    January 02, 2020
    I love New Year's Eve, January 1st, Mondays, and mornings--they're all a reset button in our lives. With the new year, ...
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  • Merry Christmas to you!

    December 26, 2019
    It's all over so fast, but if you still have the time, what a lovely day to hear an old, familiar story! Make some hot ...
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  • Piccola

    December 19, 2019
    This poem, written by Celia Thaxter, is a lyrical story about a little girl named Piccola (a bit redundant, as piccola ...
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  • Not an end, nor a ...

    December 12, 2019
    Today's poem has deep, deep emotions and can be very personal. It may even sound familiar. I hope you enjoy this ...
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  • Little Carl’s ...

    December 05, 2019
    More than a hundred years ago, Francois Coppee, a Parisian poet and novelist, wrote this sentimental Christmas ...
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  • A Little House and a ...

    November 28, 2019
      So many things came together for today's blog-- It's National Family Literacy Month. It's ...
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