Tag: grammar

Run-on thank-you notes

We just wrapped up our thank-you notes for Christmas (phew!) and one thing I noticed, besides the generosity of friends and family from far away, was the tendency of certain hastily-written notes to look like this: Dear Aunt Pat thank you for my...


They’re, there, their

For this Fastidious Friday post, we tackle the use of those tricky homophones they’re, there, and their.   Ah, homophones. This week I overheard the kiddos making up a chant about the circus, no doubt in an attempt to subconsciously...


To possess or not possess

Fastidious Fridays are always a good day for a freebie! They’re also a good day to focus a little more on the mechanics of writing, since we seem to veer into Funland for every other subject. This Friday, we’re talking possessive...

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