This is Kristyn Harris an amazing Texas Western Music Singer on her day off from performing. This is how she relaxes. You should hear her yodel. When I’m not playing music, you might find me standing up at a full gallop on horseback posting Ol’ Glory.#trickriding Posted by Kristyn Harris on Sunday, December 10, 2017
I love this book. Plot, writing, and romance. It’s one of my all-time favorites. Rated PG13. Now, if someone will just make it into a movie.
Fun with Sommer Elementary 2nd Grade and their teacher Sue Beardsley. The best part is when the 2nd-graders sing. I talked about “The Yellow Rose of Texas” and “Deep in the Heart of Texas” and of course–my books and writing games. Nepris did an amazing job of filtering my wrinkles and cutting mistakes. Texas Songs [read more…]
Here are two free games from Teach Writing Without a Pencil. Click on the pdf file for the game you want to print. Please do not print for your friends, however, share this site for them to download their own free copy. You can also print a copy for you principal of the Tell It [read more…]
Get a special price from November 8- 17 for a Kindle version. Keep your curriculum. Add Fun! $ .99 today and $ 1.99 later in the week. Teach Writing Without a Pencil is a collection of games and activities to help students improve their writing skills. Strong verbs, authentic voice, cohesive flow, and the joy of [read more…]
There’s not many times that I’ve been more proud. Imagine being me–the youngest of eight, daughter of a share-cropper, dyslexic me–telling kids about how to be an author/editor. Then 5 kids run up after the talk with huge smiles saying, “I’m dyslexic!” An echo of “me too” bouncing around between them. Talking to the [read more…]
The story of Katharina and Martin Luther engages the reader because most of the plot is true. There’s much to learn as well as enjoy in this book. The life of nuns tortured and died during this time revealed a darkness I didn’t know much about. I rated the book PG 16 with a strong [read more…]
One of my kids from back in the day. Stephanie Goolsbay Hays helping others! This is a great event and helps so many. Go to the end. GRACE Gala Grace Gala co-chair Stephanie Hays visits NBC 5 in studio to preview this year’s event, which helps Grace provide food, clothes and shelter to needy families.
Well, I just had a life-kick-in-the -pants. A month and a half ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Everyone in my family who had cancer died of it or died of the cure. I immediately thought of all the things I wanted to do, finish, write, publish. Usually the kick brings me clarity. That [read more…]