You know, it's bad enough that we sometimes feel obligated to do the obligatory posts (hence the word "obligatory") like 100 things, memes and the carnivals and such. It's bad enough that we allow our writing to change due to fear of what others think and what is coming across as lame/brash/pathetic/fill-in-the-blank.
Blogging was stressful enough without having to worry about how your freakin' post title would look on someone else's Comment Luv line. How, when you put a poetic reply to an emotional post at the blog of someone you respect and/or worship, and hit POST, the words "Meow, meow, meow, meow" would appear after your name and strip you of all credibility.
Poetry Month in our Homeschool - Sure, you *can *force a kid to read a book. Any book, actually. But you *can't* force a child to love to read. You can't push and push literature on them a...
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