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writer, teacher, movie lover, traveler, reader

Silent Sunday

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Places People Go

Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to find photos of Places People Go. Join the fun. If you want to see more fun photos, click here.

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American Toby Jug Museum

As part of the Open House Chicago 2018 event, I discovered the American Toby Jug Museum. I had no idea what a Toby Jug was and learned that: A Toby Jug is a figural ceramic pitcher modeled in the form … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Silent Sunday

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Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea

I highly recommend animator Guy Delisle’s graphic memoir Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea. Deslisle, a French Canadian, had to go to North Korea for two months to supervise the animators his French employer contracted (for their ultra-cheap rates). As … Continue reading

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Books on Islam

Travel and reading go hand in hand in my book. If I go to a new country I try to supplement my experiences and perceptions with good books. I trust Farah to pick some of the best. For Ramadan, Farah … Continue reading

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WPC: All-Time Favorites

So WordPress is ending this fun, community-building, delightful challenge. They haven’t given a reason why, which is disappointing. I loved getting a new theme to inspire me and to get a chance to see how others had responded. I connected … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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