What I Did on My Summer Vacation

I grew up reading about the dreaded "What I Did on My Summer Vacation" essay. It seemed nearly every character in the middle grade and young adult novels I read was stuck writing such an essay at the start of the school year. So much so that I eagerly anticipated the year that it would be my turn. (Don't judge. When you're the youngest child, keeping up with your elder siblings means eagerly anticipating even the worst eventualities because having endured them might just mean you're finally old enough to be taken seriously.) Somehow I…
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Some Nose!

She was a rescue, our Gypsy, and despite more than three years of eating really well, she still searches for food wherever we go.  Usually when we're out on our early morning walk. I'm looking ahead to see what goodies might be there. "Leave it" is not a command she seems likely to master--ever. However, as the week drags on I tend to be sleepier on our  jaunts and more likely to miss smelly sidewalk morsels. Yesterday along the road with shops and fast food places, the route that usually has the best pickings, there…
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I’d Had It…

...with my old hosting company. And there were some security problems that made me want to build the site again from scratch. So please bear with me as I do. I may be writing to no one, as I'm not sure if subscribers make the jump automatically or not. I'll be moving some of the old content as I get to it, and the link to MGYABookReviews works. New reviews will be coming up there beginning tomorrow and continuing on Thursdays, so check in or add MGYABookReviews.com to your feed. Best, Sarah  
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