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Laura Price's Posts

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Memories of Ireland

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Laura Price
Posted in Adult, Children's, Travel
With a great-great-grandmother named Margaret Mary Murphy, it was a sure bet that I would someday see Ireland. Even though over 30 years have passed since I visited, the overall […]
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Celebrating the Year of the Ox

Posted about 2 months ago by Laura Price
It's the Year of the Ox! Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a new book!
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COVID Haiku Too

Posted about 8 months ago by Laura Price
Posted in Poetry, Writing | Tagged with
Embraces with words, Smiles behind our masks— “Yes, we’re open now!” Their visits were brief. Patrons here with us, sharing Their long alone times. Only a few days– Laughter, questions, […]
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COVID Haiku

Posted about 9 months ago by Laura Price
Posted in Poetry, Writing
Gentle, dappled light,Through semi-shaded windows,Waiting for someone. Eyes above the masks,Fearful yet still hopeful–Can I be of help? Masks cannot obscureSmiles and grins and gladness.We are glad you’re here! Someone […]
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My Summer with Jay

Posted about 4 years ago by Laura Price
Posted in Book Reviews
Whether it was required summer reading for AP English or Freshman Core class (an interdisciplinary mashup of lit, economics and anthropology), I cannot be sure. What I do recall is […]
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SRP Haiku

Posted about 4 years ago by Laura Price
Fewer students here: Backpacks full, homework in hand— Summer has arrived!   Now some time for fun, Playing indoors and outside, Feeling sun and breeze.   Summer reading starts– Crafting, […]
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Rainy May Reflections

Posted about 4 years ago by Laura Price
I once worked for one of the big box bookstores. During training I was told that, when helping a customer find a potential purchase, I should put the book, movie, […]
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“The Best We Could Do”

Posted about 4 years ago by Laura Price
Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged with ,
I am just about half-way through an excellent graphic novel called “The Best We Could Do.” It’s the memoir of a Vietnamese refugee named Thi Bui, who recounts the struggles […]
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