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Quote of the Week – curiosity

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.

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Antarctica Friends

As I walked into the Antarctica exhibit at SeaWorld, I felt an overwhelming wave of concern wash over me. Simply remembering the penguin friends I had made in Antarctica in January 2020, thoughts of them lingered and I wondered how their world has changed since then. The National Geographic guides told us the areas we… Continue reading Antarctica Friends

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Iceland Anyone!?!

Who can't fall in LOVE with Puffins!? Their little marching walk and their funny growling tones…and they are smaller than you might think! My Atlantic puffin friend Árni. He is about to leave his burrow for a four-year adventure out at sea. But Árni doesn’t want to go—he wants one more day to play with… Continue reading Iceland Anyone!?!

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The Colt That Could

A short story dedicated to the American Saddlebred Museum, located in Lexington, Kentucky. In honor of Mrs. Helen K. Crabtree & RuthAnne Lewis (The Last Crabtree Girl). My eyes squinted as I took my first step out of the barn. I was led into the sunlight by the farmer holding a lead rope clipped to… Continue reading The Colt That Could

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Genie in the Heart Shaped Bottle

A short story by RA Anderson dedicated to the American Saddlebred Horse Museum, Lexington, KY. Thoughts lingered in my mind after Grandma told me about a wishing story. We walked in her den where I was asked not to play, and we sat down as she began her little story. She told me our families… Continue reading Genie in the Heart Shaped Bottle

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Dear Journal, I’m Stuck on a Boat with Family!

1979, Dear Journal, it’s Annie. Moved onto a sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean, cut off from former life. Almost thirteen and feeling kidnapped by my family, torn from the life I love. Annie - Aboard the Western Star As librarians and readers come across this book, aka my sailing journal, it’s fun to hear their… Continue reading Dear Journal, I’m Stuck on a Boat with Family!

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eBook: The Land of Vikings & Trolls

Cody the Cockatrice Series, book 2 is now available! The adventure continues ...