A Bit About Beverly: Life Before the Famous Books

A Bit About Beverly: Life Before the Famous Books

Beverly Cleary is a well-known, prolific author of books for children. Her career spanned more than 50 years and her books have been loved by generations upon generations of kids. But have you ever wondered what Beverly Cleary’s own childhood was like? Thankfully Beverly penned two memoirs about her life prior to her publishing success…

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Penny Lover

Penny Lover

Day 6 of the 20 Days of Me!   Do you collect anything? I am a bit of a packrat so I am always collecting, even unintentionally.  But I do have a couple purposeful collections.  Of these, squashed pennies are the main one. What is it about these flattened pennies that makes me want them…

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Scoop the Poop!

Scoop the Poop!

This one should go without saying and yet, it still needs to be said. Pick up after your dog!!! As you may remember, I love dogs and I spend a lot of time walking them.  In the many miles that I cover each week, I sadly come across piles left by dog owners who haven’t…

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Montpelier

Montpelier

Virginia has been home to 8 American presidents.  I’ve been to George Washington’s estate (Mt. Vernon) a few times, visited Monticello a few years ago, stopped by Woodrow Wilson’s Presidential Library (and birthplace home) last summer, and finally checked James Madison’s home, Montpelier, off my list this summer.   Who was James Madison? James Madison…

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Big Trip 14

Big Trip 14

Another summer, another Big Trip…  Here’s a brief rundown of where we went this year and a return of the daily videos. (Don’t worry – each video is less than a minute long!) Day 1 We didn’t even leave the state of Virginia on Day 1.  The beauty of a shorter distance to cover in…

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