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  • December 21st, 2009 | 12:01 AM
31 Blogs You Might Not Know - Loree Griffin Burns

Today I'd like to introduce you to scientist and children's author Loree Griffin Burns.

She's managed to combine two of my most favorite things, nature and writing, into wonderful books for children.

Trips to her blog are like little nature field trips. A couple of my favorites posts are Monarchs in Space and Seeing the Chrysalis, Finding the Spine.

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There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.


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December 21st, 2009 01:06 pm (UTC)
Yay, Loree!
And Yay, Susan -- what a generous series, I've been enjoying.
Happy holidays to you both!
December 21st, 2009 03:07 pm (UTC)
And Happy Holidays to you, too, Jeannine!
December 21st, 2009 03:06 pm (UTC)
Oh, my. Thank you, Susan, for this solstice surprise. I am smiling at the phrase "little nature field trips" ...
December 21st, 2009 04:55 pm (UTC)
Ever since I heard Loree give a workshop, I've followed her blog. It is, indeed, top notch.
December 21st, 2009 05:53 pm (UTC)
I love how you've opened up my LJ world, Susan. Thanks!
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Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

Who am I? A wife, a mother, a daughter, and even, gulp, a grandmother.

Who am I? A writer who never gets tired of playing with words, even when the words are hard to find. A writer of books for children and articles for grown-ups and many things in-between.

Who am I? A motivational speaker, writing instructor, workshop leader and full-time follower of dreams.

Who am I? Read and find out.

Susan Taylor Brown

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