Diana Delacruz

Month: April 2020

How to Be Richer Than a King

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When I homeschooled back in the late ’90’s (before it was universal 😊), my daughters and I were impressed to learn that King Richard the Lionheart owned a humungous library of 800 books. We began to count the volumes stashed in the backyard shed we used for class… and after we reached 500, I realized …

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The Long Winter

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Winters just aren’t what they used to be when I was a kid. But climate change or not, this one has sure dragged on—and in South America we’re dreading more than anticipating the long winter ahead. I remember so much snow during one childhood winter in Maine that we could jump out the second story …

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Today’s Reading List

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What’s on your reading list today? I’d honestly love to know. We’ve all been so serious for so long that I’ve got to break the solemnity and write something different, just for fun. Lord knows I have enough reasons to put on a sober face, and most likely you do too. But for a little …

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The Italian Tragedy

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I got a new tin about a month ago. Yeah, go ahead and laugh. But little did I know I’d rename it the Italian Tragedy, and never mind the bucket-list Italian holiday I dreamed of when I bought it. We (I probably should admit, I) gobbled up the packages of puff-pastry cookies in the tall …

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