Tag Archives: Julieanne Harmatz

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“Let’s go exploring,” said Paulito turning towards the door. “Okay,” replied Kimber. They snuck out the door and ran down four flights of stairs.  When they reached street level there were people everywhere. There were lights amidst the darkness. Tiny … Continue reading

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Not Just Any First Day of School

Today is my last official day of summer. However, this whole summer has pretty much been spent getting ready for what will begin tomorrow at 7:30 am. The feeling at my house this evening is one of eager anticipation, mixed … Continue reading

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Awards for a NYC Weekend

Fastest Ride to LAX:  Goes to my son. Slow down and be safe honey, someone wants you to survive college intact! Squishiest Airline Seat Ever:  Delta – wow. They’ve squeezed in a couple more rows now. At least we can … Continue reading

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If you give a writer a forum…

If you give a writer a forum, she just may want to tell you about awakening to a tweet from a blogging champion. “So, what time are we thinking for brunch?” And if she tells you about the blogging champion’s … Continue reading

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Amped Up on Literacy

I’m pretty sure today was one of the best days ever for me in terms of professional study. I mean, I have blog post drafts titled Patricia Pollacco, Carl Anderson & Kylene Beers. I sat in sessions with these literary … Continue reading

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