Ya Lit

21 Jul 19
YA Lit and Learning

https://www.jstor.org/stable/41064624?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents This article dives into the benefits of YA Lit as “Real” literature and its uses in the classroom. The article explains how YA Lit can work as an avenue of interest for young readers. Young readers can struggle initially becoming interested in reading when they are shoved the classics down their throats. The classics […]

21 Jul 19
YA Lit and Learning

This article does a great job reminding English teachers on their purpose in teaching. Teaching literature is not about molding young readers into the reader you want them to be based on your personal preferences and interests in the types of reading you like. Teaching literature is about allowing students to find themselves as a […]

21 Jul 19
Lady Gaga CZ

It’s like, I just love a cowboy You know I’m just like, I just, I know, it’s bad But I’m just like Can I just like, hang off the back of your horse And can you go a little faster?! 3 am, mustang speedin’ Two lovers, headed for a dead end Too fast, hold tight, […]

21 Jul 19
The Dragonspire

Welcome to Sunday Scribbles! This short story is based on the #sunscribbles Twitter prompt, Crash, the images below, a restaurant trip, and characters from Brothers Through Fire: about two orphans. The younger brother is now a sister, and it’s a couple of months since they ended up on the streets. Enjoy! Shelter from the Storm: […]

21 Jul 19
An Epic Existence.

Hi babies! It’s me… after a long 2 months away. During the past 2 months, Austin came home (THANK GOD!) from deployment, I got a new job, and I think I’m adjusting to my life in Atlanta pretty freaking well for someone who up and moved once again in May. Now that I’m settled, I […]

21 Jul 19
Charlotte L Tracey

Another old short story, I think this is from early college…? Maybe? It’s pretty bare-bones, I never really knew where else to go with it and then I just left it for so long. Although my mind has been drifting back to it recently, so I might end up recycling some bit of this for […]

21 Jul 19
The Tandana Foundation Blog

Thirteen students, including two team leaders, and a university representative from Northeastern University joined the Tandana Foundation in highland Ecuador for a week-long service project earlier this year. To earn a spot on the trip, the NU students, who were all first-year students involved in a year-long service project in Boston, had to complete a […]

21 Jul 19
My Year of Reading Dangerously

Down The TBR Hole is a meme created by lost in a story that revolves around cleansing your TBR of all those books you’re never going to read and sort through it all to know what’s actually on there. The rules: Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf. Order on ascending date added. Take the first 5 (or […]

21 Jul 19
WATCHA Guru

After spending a week in Osaka I moved further south down into Hiroshima. I decided to use Hiroshima as a base to also visit Okunoshima but if you’re pressed for time you could easily see Hiroshima as a day trip from Osaka. Hiroshima is home to two world heritage sites, the Atomic Bomb Dome, and […]

21 Jul 19
Horror Sleaze Trash

Dark Cloud In A Silver Lining The weekend, especially Friday night, I revere as a weekly religious event. Worshiping at the local taverns with an ass-kicking band playing rock n roll hymns and a cold libation to toast to whatever the hell I want. I’m not the type to drink myself into a stupor. Getting […]

20 Jul 19
Several sun lit days

21.07.2019 | Sunday Woke up early once again. Aaaaannnddd was finally able to eat pancakes with eggs. I even had cream cheese and blueberry jam on top. Wooohhh!!! Thank you so much Walter Mart. Currently watching Rick Steve’s Europe series on YT again. Never gets old my friends. It makes me feel like I’m also […]