Tag Archives: California

Happy Holidays? Family Woes and Wins

Santa Claus may not be this season’s biggest holiday myth.  A more troubling fantasy here in North America may be the myth of the perfectly happy, affluent family—one celebrating its winter holidays with big smiles in a bright, cheerful home … Continue reading

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Lively Looks at the Day of the Dead

 A spirited crowd welcomed author/illustrator Raina Telgemeier to the Twin Cities the other week.  Tweens in family and class groups filled a large university auditorium, excited to meet the popular, award-winning cartoonist, on national tour to promote her brand-new graphic … Continue reading

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Clocking the Years

Now that 2014 has eclipsed 2013, are you too clocking time? The years seem to speed by these days, yet I remember when it felt as though I had all the time in the world. In fact, as a child … Continue reading

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