Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Singing Praises

The topic this week: Unsung heroes in books or movies: A character who does not get the credit that you believe he or she deserves. It was my idea. I wish that I had done this ahead of time; I … Continue reading

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Misuse of Terminology

After busy months of becoming a freshman in high school in a new town, my grandson finally got back into his reading groove and back to having me reading a series with him. After the mostly tame and always ‘bad-guys-become-good’ … Continue reading

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Robbed of a Robe

This week, a few weeks before Christmas, we are discussing the favorite gifts that we have given. The idea was mine. When we make schedules here at 4F, 1H, we split it into three-month blocks so that we each take … Continue reading

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This week we are asked to describe our dream house. When I was a kid, I actually drew plans for my dream house. As I recall, it consisted of a lot of bedrooms and bathrooms,(I never had my own room … Continue reading

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I Say, G’day, Eh?

On this month’s ‘free’ week, I thought I would discuss the differences and questions of writing in American English and the British/Australian/Canadian versions. There can be big differences. Many years ago, before information was at everyone’s fingertips on the Internet, … Continue reading

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A Moving Story

The question this week is: If we had one of our stories made into a movie, who would we like to see cast and who would we want to direct? Unfortunately, that is not a very realistic question because the … Continue reading

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Before the advent of backlighting…

Before the advent of backlit reading devices, I had to read at night with <gasp> a light on. From my childhood on, this light took many forms. In middle school, I slept on the top bunk of my bed and … Continue reading

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