the letter u

You know I like u,
I would place no one above u,
Just me and u till d end…..


Hug Machine by Scott Campbell – Reviewed by Rebecca Jones

Nerdy Book Club

hug-machine-9781442459359_lgAs a children’s librarian and mama of three, I’m pretty much obsessed with kid lit. I scavenge online and in print to learn about the latest and greatest in children’s books, always searching for that next fantastic read. And while I’m full of my own opinions about what makes a quality children’s book, I’m also wise enough to defer to my kids before I make a final judgment.

About a month or so ago I started tuning into some buzz about a just-published picture book from an author/illustrator new to me. Scott Campbell has a bio tailor-made for a great book — he’s studied comics and children’s book illustration at San Francisco’s Academy of Art, worked designing kids’ video games, published some graphic novels, and displayed paintings in art galleries. Campbell’s graphics represent a happy medium between whimsical, geeky, and just plain cute.

A copy of Campbell’s first children’s book…

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Two people hurt in east side shooting


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Metro police are investigating two people shot  outside a gas station on the city’s east side early Wednesday morning.

Shortly after midnight, an IMPD officer who was in the area of East 42nd Street and North Franklin Road heard shots being fired and asked to be allowed to check it out.

Meanwhile police dispatchers received a call from someone reporting they had been shot in that same general area.

Police located a man and a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside a home in the 8100 block of East 37th Street.

Both were taken by ambulance to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital.  Their injuries were not believed to be life threatening.

The couple told police they were shot at while sitting in their car at a Marathon Gas Station at East 42nd Street and North Franklin Road.

A side window on their car was shot out…

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