An interesting article here, and a helpful list of words to use instead. Using the word crazy as an insult is more harmful to the millions of us who deal with the stigma of mental illness than it is to the person you’re attempting to insult. It also lets the person/people you’re trying to insult… Read More Replace ‘Crazy’ With The Adjective You Actually Mean
Published articles this summer: 2. Word count toward new articles this summer: 0. I blame the humidity. As motivation toward a new article, I found a widget! (Credit where credit is due: someone else found it for me.) Word Count Widgets Article target goal ~ 2K, daily goal = 500 words. <img src=”http://wordmeter.herokuapp.com/meter/words=400&target=2000″> When the… Read More Publishing!
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Flowers in Croc Pots Nailed to a Wall
This summer I am reading with an 8 1/2 year old boy. He considers himself a second grader, even though school is over, because “third graders are allowed to cross the big avenue, and I’m not allowed yet.” He may have mild dyslexia, since he often reverses the order of letters, but never ‘sees’ words… Read More Tutor 2nd Grade Reading