My Heart Belongs to New Orleans

Don’t get me wrong, I love my city life. I can walk anywhere I want, and the park never disappoints when it comes to people and dog watching. Our local cafe manages to make the best Chai tea latte I’ve ever had, and it’s better than most cities since no …

Granny’s House

Granny’s House Personal Narrative A new gate deceives me as I drive up. One click and it opens, leading me on a dirt road through a pecan grove. Pecan trees are bare; their branches hang low to the ground. They sway in the wind, their heads bowed, in prayer. No …

I Love the Story of Queen Cleopatra!

Cleopatra, is said to be one of the greatest pharaohs of Egypt, and I’ve been fascinated with her for a long time.  So, I thought I’d share what fascinates me about Queen Cleopatra! One of the customs of Egypt was to marry your sibling, so that meant that Cleopatra (who …

Sleepy Hollow is not so Sleepy!

Sleepy Hollow, a town full of mystery and legend, holds many secrets.  It was founded in the early 1600’s by the Dutch who decided to call the town “Sleeper’s Haven”.  And ever since the founding, the mystery surrounding this sleepy town in New York has grown. The legend of the …

A New School and New Beginnings

Hey readers it’s your favorite writer Lulu! Today, I was thinking about the new school year, and I started to wonder about how at the beginning of each school year there’s usually a new kid in your grade.  And I’m going to sixth grade, so I know exactly what happens …

5 Ways to Make Memories with Mom for Mother’s Day

  Spending Time Together is the Best Mother’s Day Gift: 5 Ways to make Memories with Mom in Georgia’s State Parks ATLANTA, GA, April 24, 2013  —  Sometimes it can be difficult to think of the perfect Mother’s Day gift.  You want an item that says how much you appreciate her …

How to Spring into Spring!

  Nothing says Spring like the flowers blooming and grass turning green, but it also means the last day of school is drawing near, and it is easy to get antsy.  So how do you stay focused when the end is in sight? 1.  Try finding a new book to …

Women’s History Month: I Wanna Be Just Like HER!

It is Women’s History Month (love it), and time to remember some amazing women!  First up, female explorers.  That’s right, we were exploring, but rarely do you hear about our explorations.  Have you ever wanted to explore the great wide open? 1804 – Sacagawea Joins the Louis and Clark Expedition …