Posts tagged "Dr. Seuss"

The Lorax: A Children's Movie or Wake-up Call for Adults? Five Meaningful Things To Do With Kids After Leaving the Theater

The Lorax: A Children's Movie or Wake-up Call for Adults? Five Meaningful Things To Do With Kids After Leaving the Theater
In less than 24 hours, I will see The Lorax! Since my first glimpse of the movie trailer for The Lorax in October, I’ve been counting down the months, weeks and days until its release.  http://www.theloraxmovie.com/index.php#/splash My children have been looking forward to the movie theater popcorn saturated with butter-flavored oil. Tomorrow evening, I will... Read more »

Beware the Holiday House of Horrors - A Christmas Cautionary Tale

Beware the Holiday House of Horrors - A Christmas Cautionary Tale
The decorations in my house had multiplied and like Gremlins fed after midnight, they were turning vicious! When we moved into our house almost ten years ago, all of our Christmas decorations could easily fit into three medium-sized moving boxes, which even included our table-top Christmas tree with ornaments already attached. Apparently someone opened the... Read more »

Chronicles of a Life in Transition, Part 1: The Importance of Anonymity and a Good Disguise

Chronicles of a Life in Transition, Part 1: The Importance of Anonymity and a Good Disguise
My heart is racing.  Perspiration drips and pools in uncomfortable, now damp, places.  My eyes can’t focus in the darkness.  My feet hesitantly move forward… As I’ve mentioned briefly in previous posts, I have been slowly, sometimes really quite painfully, edging my body toward the precipice of change.  “The time has come.  The time is... Read more »
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Speaking in Poetry: One Family's Evolving Celebration of Rhythm and Words

It all started with Dr. Seuss.  His rhyming stories of imagination and made-up words beckoned my children to explore the poetry and rhythm of language.  Sure, the rhyming did make my eyes cross and sometimes my ears bleed, but I do begrudgingly admit that it added an extra dose of whimsy as I read the... Read more »