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Geeky typography humor

Daddyo, interrupting his interpretative reading of The Hardy Boys’ The Mark on the Door, “Mommyo, you have to look at this. It’s the world’s longest dash.” Mommyo, appreciatively: “It’s like an em-en-oh-pee dash.” Posting has been light this summer, and sadly will remain so for a little while. I plan…

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Book Reviews: I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen and A Bedtime for Bear by Bonny Becker

The more targeted approach to tackling my To-Read pile inspired by the folks at The OcTBR Challenge has resulted in me reading a ton of great books this month. In today’s post, I’ll tell you about four of them.

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What I’ve been reading in between bouts of doom-scrolling the news

The world is a bit of a dumpster fire today, so let’s distract ourselves by talking about books, shall we? In today’s post, I’ll tell you about three great middle grade books and my very exciting shout-out on today’s episode of the Terrible Lizards podcast.

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My OcTBR Reading Challenge – Update

The more targeted approach to tackling my To-Read pile inspired by the folks at The OcTBR Challenge has resulted in me reading a ton of great books this month. In today’s post, I’ll tell you about four of them.

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Book Review: Glass Houses by Louise Penny

Over the weekend, I treated myself to the audiobook version of Louise Penny’s Glass Houses. Here’s what I thought. (PGR: ☕️☕️☕️☕️☕️)

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What happens now?

We’ve been home for a while, and I’m starting to think about how Caterpickles can be helpful in this time.

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“Why do Silicon Valley companies have such large stockpiles of masks?”

We are on Day 14 of The Howells All Being Home At Once. I hope you and your family are still doing as well as can be expected. Here, we’ve been reading stories about tech companies donating thousands and in some cases millions of N95 masks, and found ourselves wondering … Why do Silicon Valley companies have such large stockpiles of N95 masks anyway?

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"Will the FDIC really arrest me for an unpaid debt?"

We are on Day 8 of The Howells All Being Home At Once, and Day 4 of Santa Clara County Residents All Huddled Up Together in Their Separate Spaces. Today’s installment includes a warning about a new financial scam, a follow-up to a previous pandemic project, and other notes from our attempt to shelter in place. Stay safe out there, y’all.

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“Can we take our cat to the vet while we're under a shelter-in-place order?”

We are on Day Seven of The Howells All Being Home At Once, and Day Three of Santa Clara County Residents All Huddled Up Together in Their Separate Spaces. Today’s installment includes what I’ve learned about accessing veterinary care for our cat, our current pandemic project, and other notes from our attempt to shelter in place.

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“This is not helpful information right now, Mommyo”

We are on Day Five of The Howells All Being Home At Once, and things are going about as well as can be expected, to borrow one of my husband’s more useful phrases. Today’s installment includes lessons in homeschooling by the under-equipped and other tidbits from our attempt to shelter in place.

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