>Leila has been really into spelling lately, and she loves to type on the computer. Of course there are a lot of tricks to spelling correctly in the English language, and Cory and I are never sure if we should correct her when she spells things wrong, but phonetically. We decided that for now, phonetically will do because we don’t want to discourage her. The other night she spelled, “CATRPILR” and this one she was especially proud of, so we took a picture, “DADE”
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-- Jeff Warner
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If there is any secret to this life I live, this is it: the sound of what cannot be seen sings within everything that can, there is nothing more to it than that.
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