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I’m Back!

June 11, 2014 | BY

Hello! You may have missed me last week when I was absent. I took a week off for a dual vacation / move (thrilling, I know). I...

Reading Rainbow

June 5, 2014 | BY

Who is excited about the return of Reading Rainbow!?! I am! I remember the giddiness I felt as a wee one as I sang enthusiastically along to...

Libris Day!

June 2, 2014 | BY

Greetings from Toronto (again)! I’m here in town because tonight is the fancy dinner for the 2014 Libris Awards. I’m nominated for Rep of the Year- Atlantic...

Office Snacking

May 29, 2014 | BY

It ain’t easy sitting all day, especially when you can smell spring in the air, (or at least see it shining through your boss’ window). We’ve been...

Let’s Celebrate

May 26, 2014 | BY

Hey all, guess what this week is! IT’S MY BIRTHDAY WEEK!!! My actual birthday is tomorrow, and I’m going get to see the latest Cirque du Soleil...

Feline Literacy

May 21, 2014 | BY

Hi All, I had big plans about writing something intelligent today, but new tasks have suddenly intruded. Instead, I give you this video of a cat reading...

Confession time…

May 16, 2014 | BY

Ok, I have a confession to make.  I am a word geek.  There, I’ve said it.  I have been known to erase wrongly placed apostrophes on restaurant...

We’re done!

May 15, 2014 | BY

Sales conference is officially finished! It was a blur of flights, titles, wine, publishers, rich food, catalogues, wine, sales kits, wine, wine, wine…it helps us learn 😉...

DIY Projects

May 12, 2014 | BY

So all of a sudden it’s mid-May! I always like to take some time off around my birthday at the end of the  month, and work on...