Kids Who Read, Succeed. In Spite of School.

Mamacita says:  I hated elementary school, and by “hated” what I really mean is, well, HATED. I learned to read when I was really little, but I have never read as most other people do.  When I read, I look … Continue reading

Happy Easter 2014

Mamacita says: Happy Easter, everyone. What? Oh, oops. . . . . Here. This is more like it. I do love those vintage Easter postcards. I hated growing up and finding out that those baby kittens were probably going to … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Easter

Mamacita says: It’s Easter weekend, and Quotation Saturday begs your leave to take full advantage of said fact. Nah, I’m kidding, Quotation Saturday does what it wants; sometimes it makes itself known when it’s not even Saturday. Easter is a … Continue reading

Three Truths and a Lie

Mamacita says: You know how the game is played. Here are four statements about me, and one of them is a lie. Which one? Most of you know me pretty well. See if you can figure it out. 1.  I … Continue reading

Noah, You’re Not the Only One Who Survived a Flood

Mamacita says:  First of all, please remember that the literal level is the very lowest, simplest, basic form of reading and interpretation.  Good readers and thinkers have advanced above the literal level into the inferential and figurative levels.  That being … Continue reading

The Night I Met Mary Poppins At A Revival Meeting and She Turned Ugly On Me

Mamacita says:  Some of this post was written nine years ago.  It is still true.  And I am still a little bit angry.   This post will seem possibly a mite disrespectful. That’s because it probably is. But when a … Continue reading