{Friday Five} A Belated Homage to World Poetry Day

I know a lot of people don’t enjoy or appreciate poetry. I may be incredibly biased but that is always difficult for me to comprehend, particularly when someone says they hate poetry, but love music. Song lyrics are pretty much just that. Poetry, set to music. Well-written poetry touches me on a very deep level, and I’m sharing five of my […]

Staying Home with Sick Kids: How Peggy Ann McKay Ruined it for All of Us

Image: Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends We all know the feeling. Whether it’s having just enough of a cold that you can’t get motivated to do much more than microwave some soup and scroll through Instagram, or a full blown flu or stomach virus that has you genuinely pleading with God to just let you feel normal enough to […]