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Special Event: April is National Poetry Month!

  Happy National Poetry Month! Have you ever written a poem? I write poems all the time. Every Monday I write a haiku (#haikumonday) and I love to write limericks. In February I wrote a sonnet for someone’s birthday. That’s a really long poem that is often written to celebrate somebody you love. Lately I’ve […]

Blast From the Past: Cross Stitch

Have you ever used a needle and thread? Do you like to sew? There was a time in American history when girls were REQUIRED to sew! Young girls took classes in school and outside of school to learn cross stitch, which is a form of embroidery that looks like tiny “X’s” and can be found all over the […]