Officer Mandel wasn’t terribly excited about my plan to go sit under the biggest tree this side of the Mississippi (some silliness about trying to run in flip-flops across three lanes in the middle of rush hour traffic, and leaving behind my AC). The officer sat behind me, flashing lights providing a buffer against the traffic that had been previously zooming around the curve.
Category: Deborah Ann Davis
I just got slashed by a talon while trying to rescue an animal. It just goes to show, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished. OK, yes, the talon belong to a turtle…Correction…A tortoise […]
If you are a teenager, your thoughts need to turn towards Final Exams Prep Again. You know that yucky feeling you get in the pit of your stomach at the mere mention of exams? I have a way to minimize it.
Have a Prom Plan. Lay down the rules, and define the consequences if they are not followed. This allows kids to play the parent card. (“My parents will take away the car until I graduate if I do that.
Warning- This post does not handle this conversation delicately. It is frank and to the point. As a teacher, I’ve heard it all (okay, maybe not all, but I’ve heard […]
I met a remarkable woman last month. Priscilla Wainwright was smart and sassy…and fighting an illness. She was on a mission to help women reclaim the inner feminine strength with […]
By the way, have you ever heard the saying, “Snow is the poor man’s fertilizer?”
Fairly Certain won Honorable Mention at the New England Book Festival in the Regional Literature category!
Unique. That is the word I would use to describe Deborah Ann Davis’s novel and her main character. I loved that the main character wasn’t some casanova or supremely popular kid. He was a bit geeky and had plenty of problems that stemmed from that. It made him compelling and easy to get behind as a character.