Tag Archives: Gallagher Girls

Graduation in September

This week marks the end of an era.  On Tuesday, the Gallagher Girls graduated from spy-girl high school.  It was a momentous occasion, equally exhilarating and tear-jerking.  The perfect ending to a spectacular adventure.  For the past six years I’ve … Continue reading

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Music as Story

There are two kinds of music listeners: those who love a song purely because of what was going on in their lives the moment they heard it and those who listen to every word of the lyrics and fall in … Continue reading

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be A Gallagher Girl?

Newsflash: I just enrolled in the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women.  I swore I was done with school after completing my master’s degree, but this is different.  The website looks professional enough to confuse a parent, but anyone who’s … Continue reading

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Retreat Into Your Favorite Series

 Just finished reading Midnight in Austenland, by Shannon Hale.  It’s the sequel to Austenland, and they’re both for adult audiences (while most of her other books are young adult fantasy).  Shannon’s writing is always amazing: funny, touching, deep, and lyrical … Continue reading

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