For this week’s WTRW theme we’re traveling ’round the world to India. It seems particularly poignant to focus on international titles as the Winter Olympic Games officially start TOMORROW! #ColorMeEcstatic A few titles featuring the colorful culture of India: Additionally, the Barefoot Book of Children, which I reviewed for Multicultural Children’s Book Day: What I’m Read More →

On Gobbler’s Knob, bright and early this morning, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and officially declared six more weeks of winter. I’ve got chocolate pudding cups & teddy grahams at the ready for Groundhoggish treats to accompany shadow tracing this afternoon. The older I get, the more clearly I discern endeavors which give me life Read More →

This week’s WTRW theme features Little Man’s very favorite animal… the panda! We have a plentiful plethora of pandas in our house, from tshirts to stuffies, mainly because –like Little Man– they hail from China. these sweet hand-made hats were commissioned by dear friends while we were waiting for little man time machine throwbacks Our Read More →

A group of kangaroos is a mob, a group of primates is a troop, a group of otters is a romp, and a group of penguins is a waddle. (see also: colony or rookery) This week’s WTRW is all about penguins: Penguins have long been one of my favorite animals; in fact, I’ve many times Read More →

In honor of Monday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. day, this week’s WTRW is focused squarely on human rights. Human rights: Moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behavior and are regularly protected as legal rights in municipal and international law. Commonly understood an inalienable fundamental rights to which a person is inherently Read More →

I’m pretty proud of Firstborn for submitting an essay into the Humane Society’s annual contest. Though her entry wasn’t selected as one of the winners, it’s [she’s] a winner in my eyes. With her blessing, the following is her essay, the 2018 prompt “I Can Be a Good Friend to Pets By….” I can be Read More →