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Mice, Ducks, and Aliens

The Song of Wirrun, by Patricia Wrightson – Paul Dana recommended this trilogy of books based on Australian mythology: The Ice Is Coming, The Dark Bright Water, and Behind the Wind. I have a passion for mythology, but I haven’t … Continue reading

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Augustine of Hippo Hump Day

What does it say about my mind that the name “Augustine of Hippo” immediately conjures up the image of a hippopotamus dressed as a bishop? Of course, “hippo” actually means “horse, ” with a hippopotamus being a “river horse,” but … Continue reading

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