Stacey Loscalzo

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Jul 15

Quick Lit: July 2016

by Stacey

I’m excited to write a Quick Lit post after a long, long break. Here’s what I’ve been reading lately… The One in a Million Boy by Monica Wood. There are many books that I have read only because they are a book club pick. And it’s books like this one that make me glad I […]

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Jul 08

Happy 13th Birthday Sweet Caroline

by Stacey

Dear Caroline, As I scrolled through pictures looking for one to use for today’s post, I recognized and remembered many of them but I had forgotten about this one. We had traveled with friends to the Outer Banks for a week and spent an evening exploring gigantic sand dunes. This was you at this age, […]

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Jul 06

What Should I Read Next

by Stacey

About a year ago, I discovered podcasts and became immediately hooked. I have quite a few favorites including, Modern Mrs. Darcy‘s What Should I Read Next. I have read Anne Bogel’s Modern Mrs. Darcy‘s blog for years and love her book recommendations. We have very similar tastes. Therefore, you can imagine how excited I was […]

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Jun 29

5 Things I Learned in June

by Stacey

Inspired by the amazing Modern Mrs. Darcy. 1. I miss writing in this space.  I’m becoming a bit like a broken record with this but here it is again. I have not been consistent here and I miss it. 2. The Kale Broccoli Salad from Trader Joe’s with grilled chicken makes me like salads for […]

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Jun 27

A Step Back in Time

by Stacey

Caroline had a soccer tournament this weekend in Albany (well, really Schenectady, well really Scotia) but the point is, it was far away. Caroline joined a new club this summer and with the increased rigor of this club comes increased travel. This weekend’s tournament was already the second of the summer. Caroline and Rob went […]

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May 05

8 Reasons Why People (and I) Buy Books

by Stacey

The other day, while listening to the Book Riot Podcast (one of my favorites!), I was directed to this article, 8 Reasons Why People Buy Books. While I agree with the hosts that the categories aren’t perfect, I still thought it would be fun to see if I could think of a time when I […]

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May 02

On Writing

by Stacey

I learned a lot last week. I learned that there is a lot of heartache in this world. I learned that people are kind and generous and loving almost all of the time. I learned that community trumps all else. And I learned that writing is what gets me through. I’ve had a bumpy few months […]

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Apr 27

To Find Peace

by Stacey

On Saturday night, an 8th grader at our middle school committed suicide. I have sat down to write multiple times this week and just haven’t been able to do it. The words were too jumbled in my head. I think I feel ready now. I have felt both blessed and cursed to be president of […]

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