Modern Children’s Books

If you're very tired of The Very, Hungry Caterpillar, look no further! When I was a brand-new mom (though I'm still pretty new since my daughter's only one), I surfed the internet for recommendations on "the best" books to read to her. What turned up was a lot of old standards like Guess How Much …

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The Linguist (Scene 4)

For reference, see character thumbnails. [inside Abbott estate; REESE, ELIZA, NORAH, and CYNTHIA enter] CYNTHIA:     [to NORAH]     Look how long your hair has gotten! And you, Eliza, you’re so tall! At the rate you’re growing, you could be a model! REESE:     Mother! Eliza is going to college, not— ELIZA:     You really think so? I mean, …

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13 Things Canada Does Better (Than America)

As a dual citizen of America and Canada, I can say with some confidence that Canada is not all that different from America (for the most part) -- it's basically just America, but north. However, in preparation for Canada Day (July 1), there are some things Canada does differently that I think America should adopt. …

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