Autumn/Fall Season

Hi guys, Well, it’s October 2021 and you know what I like best about the month of October, (besides Halloween)? I love to see the leaves on the trees and bushes begin to turn colors before they fall off. You know during the summer most trees and plants are a beautiful shade of green, andContinue reading “Autumn/Fall Season”

Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Hi Guys, Well, this Monday, September 6, 2021 is Labor Day. Here’s a brief history of Labor day. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became aContinue reading “Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?”


Hi guys, Memorial Day is coming up.  I never thought of this question until now. What is the place where Memorial Day began.  It’s a good question.  I found an answer to it below: Official Birthplace Declared In 1966, Congress and President Lyndon Johnson declared Waterloo, N.Y., the “birthplace” of Memorial Day. There, a ceremony onContinue reading “OFFICIAL BIRTHPLACE OF MEMORIAL DAY”


Enjoy your Halloween. But here’s a reminder of having a safe Halloween, too. Plan Your Route & Stick to It –  A few days before Halloween, sit down with your kids and help them map out the route for trick-or-treating. Choose an area that: Is safe Has sidewalks Is a self-contained neighborhood Is well-lit IsContinue reading “HAPPY HALLOWEEN RULES!”


Hi Guys, Well, you already know that Junior Rabbit is my friend, and that I have written a couple of stories with him in it. Guess what? He is on the move in his next adventure. The book will be out in a little while. It’s called Junior Rabbit Travels to Pennsylvania. When you read thisContinue reading “JUNIOR RABBIT IS ON THE MOVE!”

10 Books that Inspire Kids to Take Action and Change Their World by Marcie Flinchum Atkins — Nerdy Book Club

I’m a librarian in a Primary Years Programme (IB) elementary school that is also a Title 1 school. All students participate in our PYP programme and one of the big take-aways for kids is how to take action. Once you see an issue or a problem in your world, how do you make a difference? […]Continue reading “10 Books that Inspire Kids to Take Action and Change Their World by Marcie Flinchum Atkins — Nerdy Book Club”