Stacey Loscalzo

Articles Written by Stacey

Nov 08

Reading for Empathy

by Stacey

“Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over.” — Neil Gaiman- Fahrenheit 451 Introduction I wrote a post this weekend about an ugly incident in our town […]

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Nov 04

Lessons I Hope We Learn

by Stacey

Last weekend two high schoolers in our community fought on back to back days. The second fight ended in a significant injury to one of the students. Many other students watched. Those students did not intervene. They videotaped the fight and posted it on social media. These are the only facts that the public has. […]

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Nov 02

What I’m Into (October 2017 Edition)

by Stacey

Last month I jumped into Leigh Kramer’s fun round up of posts titled, What I’m Into and had a blast thinking about the past month. I promised myself I would keep better notes and take more detailed pictures of what the month brought this time around but I can’t quite say I did… but here […]

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Oct 31

Halloween

by Stacey

  I’ve never liked Halloween. When I was little, I would go to the parade in my grandparent’s neighborhood and that was sort of fun. But I grew up in New England so it was cold and I always had to wear a coat over my costume which seemed to defeat the whole purpose of […]

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Oct 19

What Made Maddy Run: A Review

by Stacey

Earlier this week I wrote a post about a few of my recent reads and commented that the book, What Made Maddy Run by Kate Fagan, deserved it’s own space. I am still not entirely ready to talk about Maddy but I guess I won’t ever be so here goes. I read this book as […]

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Oct 16

What I’ve Been Reading Lately

by Stacey

Today I am linking up with the amazing Modern Mrs. Darcy to tell you What I’ve Been Reading Lately. This is a super fun link up that I used to participate in monthly but it has been ages since I have so… I am just going to talk about a few of the books that […]

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Oct 12

Mother and Reader: Two Sides of the Same Coin

by Stacey

  Mother and reader. These are the two descriptors that I use most often to describe myself. And I’ve come to realize that these two roles have an awful lot in common. For both the mother and the reader: You can never choose a favorite. Every time my girls ask me who is my favorite, […]

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Oct 02

What I’m Into (October 2017 Edition)

by Stacey

This month I decided it would be fun to link up with Leigh Kramer’s What I’m Into Series so here goes… September was… well, it was September. Every year, parents of school aged children know it’s coming but it seems to knock us on our backside every single time. This year, Katherine started middle school […]

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Sep 27

Little Fires Everywhere: A Review

by Stacey

When I heard that Celeste Ng had a new book coming out, the first thing I thought was, ‘Oh, no!’ Ng’s first book, Everything I Never Told You, was such a huge hit that a follow up seemed risky. Interestingly, and for no particular reason, I never read Ng’s debut but after reading Little Fires […]

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Sep 11

Never Forget

by Stacey

With Harvey and Irma and the state of the political world, our hearts are all so heavy. But still, the pages of the calendar turn and another September 11th arrives. Our collective heart is so burdened these days. Perhaps that it why the ‘Never Forget’ messages rings more true to me than ever on this […]

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