Monthly Archives: January 2011

Snow Basketball or "My Moment of Colossal Failure"

I had planned to post this story while I was at residency, but time seemed to move at warp speed towards the end and I never quite got back to this story. It is a good story and one of … Continue reading

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What Will Be…Will Be

Today we find out who we will work with for the semester. I like the idea that I have some kind of control over the process. That I can go down the line of really talented award-winning authors and pick … Continue reading

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The Door

I haven’t been sleeping very well. Actually, I don’t tend to sleep well. It tends to take a while for me to fall asleep, and then once I do, I wake myself up by laughing, nightmares or the odd snore. … Continue reading

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Purple Hats

I lost my new favourite purple hat and a piece of my luggage on the way to Vermont.  I’m feeling a little too sad about the loss of the hat (the piece of luggage is more guilt because it isn’t … Continue reading

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What I’m excited about in YA books for 2011

With school starting on Sunday, I realized that I will have to do what I can to organize my reading. (Hence the fun little widget on the right hand side.) And, with all of the top 10 lists of books … Continue reading

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