Monthly Archives: August 2014

monday morning musings

School started last week. I sent my kindergartner into the world.             And here, at the end of the day, are the three 2nd grade friends:           This year WordGirl is … Continue reading

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plain and awkward

And here is Kristin’s follow-up to the blog conversation: Heroines, Plain and Awkward. After wondering why movies can’t include more than a narrow ideal of beauty for women, she comes back to books like Wrinkle and the depth of portrayal … Continue reading

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can meg be unattractive?

Disney has announced a new version of A Wrinkle in Time adapted by Jennifer Lee who co-wrote and directed some little film with strong female leads you might have heard of if you happen to be alive: Frozen. I posted the announcement on … Continue reading

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