Why aren’t there more great chapter books for girls? Not that books should be classified by gender, but in many cases, books that have adventures and mysteries have male protagonists, whereas the books about relationships have female characters.
You might remember from a while back that Greg got me started taking violin lessons. I thought I would post a video when I reached my first anniversary. I wasn’t playing well enough at that point to post a video. I’m closing in on my second anniversary of playing, and I’m still not good enough to post a video.
The past few years, we have taken a short trip at the holidays. I wanted to try something more adventurous than our typical jaunt to a big-city zoo or museum. We had never been to West Texas — or East Texas, for that matter. West Texas is that part of the state that looks the way everyone imagines Texas to look: sand, horses and oil.