Posts By: Skila

Guatemalan Monday: Fair Trade edition

Let’s talk about fair trade. If you don’t know what it is, here are two videos that explain the concept (and teachers, they are both on a level kids can understand too.)

 

Basically fair trade is like saying, Hey. It’s not cool to buy something at any price if … Read More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

 

“Words in the air blow away as soon as you say them but words on paper last forever.”
~Vince Vawter’s Paperboy

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Photo Friday

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This our first summer in our new house. It’s fun to see what plants are popping up and blooming in our yard. Roses are always a nice surprise!… Read More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

 

“We were all monsters and bastards, and we were all beautiful.”
~Rachel Hartman’s SeraphinaseraphinaRead More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

 

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Dust of Eden by Mariko Nagai is a novel in verse about one girl’s time in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II. It’s a sparse, poetic story that is hard to swallow because of … Read More