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flax-golden tales: map without treasure

map without treasure The map, they said when they sold it to us, was found tucked in the threadbare jacket of a skeleton in a jewel-strewn cave but the general consensus amongst the crew is that this is likely an exaggeration if not an outright lie because it is quite a large map, too large […]

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ill. boo.

So I managed to go the whole winter without getting sick and now I’ve spent the last two days in bed. I’m better today than yesterday or Monday but still coughing like it’s my job so I’m mostly all about tea and reading and watching comfort movies like Wreck-It Ralph. And today was a good […]

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flax-golden tales: gosling investigators

gosling investigators If you have lost something precious we will find it! If you miss it and you need to have it returned to you. Or if you never had it but have always always wanted it. Even if you aren’t sure what it is, exactly. We will find it! We will investigate and discover […]

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spring!

    We bought tulips at the farmer’s market a few days ago and for awhile they stood up straight and now they are all woozy with springtime except for the one that’s still upright, staring at itself in the mirror. Happy Spring Equinox, Happy Please Go Away Never-Ending Winter, Happy New Beginnings.

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flax-golden tales: building blocks

building blocks Our blocks are every shape and every color: pink and green and yellow, sky blue and ocean blue and melancholy blue. We build them up in colorful stacks. Turning them from blocks to homes and businesses and temples and museums. Towns and cities and countries. We let them live and breathe and grow […]

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blank pages

For as long as I can remember, blank books have made me anxious. I love them, though it’s maybe a bit strange to love something that makes you anxious, but I do. I love crisp paper and fancy bindings and the clever little elastics to keep them closed. I particularly love the ones that have […]

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flax-golden tales: life tests judged by silent horses

life tests judged by silent horses There are no instructions. Only the box. Well, the box and the four horses. But the box holds everything you need and plenty of things you don’t. To insure that it is indeed a challenge. All you truly need to concern yourself with is finding the proper combinations. There […]

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the enchanted

I have been waiting & waiting for this day. I read a manuscript of The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld last year and loved it so much I wanted to push it on people immediately but I had to be patient because it wasn’t coming out until March 4th, 2014 and hurrah! That day is finally […]

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