My Goslingeal blog entry

For English class last year, I had to make up 10 new words with suffixes, prefixes, and roots derived from a list of Latin and Greek roots. Honestly, I'm not sure exactly what they were trying to teach us in this assignment. But I gave it a shot, and I made up some pretty funny... Continue Reading →

Christmas wrapping tip!

Quick post today: Who says that wrapping presents isn't fun? My dog would disagree with you. Because I just discovered a useful tip for you to remember when you next run out of wrapping paper. Save the empty roll! Dogs love to play with them. My puppy is throughly addicted to it! My bundle of... Continue Reading →

The Genius of Rudolph: A Twelve-Year-Old’s Perspective

There’s a bloodbath this Christmas. At the center of the flock of vultures, the Christmas movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is being torn to shreds for being “sexist,” “homophobic,” “racist,” “offensive,” and all-around politically incorrect. I’m twelve. I’m likely closer to the Santa mythos than anyone reading this article. And I think it’s about time someone my... Continue Reading →

Second day of Puppy!

To mark the second day of my 12 days of Puppy countdown to my girl's first birthday, I give you another haiku: Furry Blurry: A haiku by Shannon Germaine Epic selfie fail Pups don't sit still for photos Giant mouth monster  

12 Days of Puppy!

To kick off my 12 day countdown to my puppy's first birthday, here's my Puppy Haiku of the Day: First snow:  A haiku by Shannon Germaine Puppy snapping snow Each snowflake a frosty meal Dives into the drift  

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