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Author Reading: Middle-Grade Fiction

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I was honored to participate in last week's Reading Week festivities at the Dr. Joseph A. Whelan Elementary School in North Providence, Rhode Island. I read from my middle-grade fiction work, Shannon's Odyssey. Twelve-year-old Shannon treks through a hundred miles of wilderness to find her long-lost Gran. She encounters dangers, hunger, thirst, storms, and animals good and … Continue reading Author Reading: Middle-Grade Fiction

What the Gov. Cuomo Situation Teaches Us: Harassment Still Treated Differently Than Other Crimes

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Society must start treating sexual harassment victims with the same respect given to victims of non-sexual crimes. Regardless of whether New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is guilty or innocent of sexual harassment in the workplace, the reaction to the accusations against him are the latest proof that society assigns a different value to sexual harassment … Continue reading What the Gov. Cuomo Situation Teaches Us: Harassment Still Treated Differently Than Other Crimes

Fun Photo Friday: Panda Snowballs

This video of panda bears playing in the snow has got to be the feel-good video of the year! In fact, it's so good, it might STILL be the best video of 2021 by the time year-end rolls around. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGpYs8Bexak Of course, it's so fantastic that it is making the rounds on social media, and … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Panda Snowballs