I juxtaposed three builds from the LEGO City Advent Calendar for each of the 8 nights of Hanukkah, which gave me an ideal prompt for my vignettes on Instagram.
The Thanksgivukkah Advent Calendar Challenge: Juxtaposition and a Writing Prompt
Wrapping Up My Portuguese Class
Ed Spicer Has a Lot of Books
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My final exam in Portuguese prompts reflection on the importance of reading in learning languages and developing as a writer.
Children’s book reviewer and teacher Ed Spicer conveys his enthusiasm for book culture and reflects on building the foundation of a reading life.
A visit to The Cloisters in New York City is cause to reflect on the different fates of the Portuguese and Catalan languages.
I help Lego builder “brickplate” (Sid Dinsay) install his model of St. Patrick’s Cathedral at the Lego Store in Rockefeller Center.
A report on Comic Arts Brooklyn, where publishers large and small showed off their comics and graphic novels and the CBLDF pushed its anti-censorship efforts.