Grits and Purls

Spinning yarns about the grit of life

When I was a kid, I could lose myself in a book in an instant, and I often did. My summers were filled with days spent lying under trees in the front yard, book in hand, sunglasses on, reading. I quickly became friends with Anne of Green Gables, running around Prince Edward Island as if …

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There is nothing like a parent-teacher conference to make you stop and think about your child and how you have raised her. Our conferences this fall went extremely well, with no surprises. However, I can’t help but think about the things we do with our child and the effect they may have on her, particularly …

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