Author Archives: LornaGovier

About LornaGovier

Lorna Govier lives in Tucson, AZ.

Video Games, Part Bazillion in Parenting: Masculinity

As a parent, every time I think I have healthy video game habits figured out for our family, I learn that there is still room for improvement. Though sometimes I wish that we were a family that didn’t play video … Continue reading

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It is shocking, really, the differences in attitude about wearing masks in Tucson from one area to the next. One group of our friends won’t leave home without one (a few won’t leave the house period,) while another group of … Continue reading

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Good Old Staunch Publications One Can Mostly Trust

My first step in my Personal News Literacy Project is to compose a list of established newspapers that have been around for over 20 years and have won some awards (i.e. a Pulitzer or two). I think the age criteria is … Continue reading

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My Personal News Literacy Project, Part 1

I’ve come to the realization that if I want to speak intelligently about the hot button topics that I feel strongly about, I need to step it up. Coming from a highly politically opinionated family, I set high standards for myself … Continue reading

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Smashing Guitar Block

Since my college days I’ve wanted to add electric guitar to my music projects. I feel I would be able to express what I want to share with the world best with the colors offered by both instruments: harp and guitar. … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty

    The busy-ness of getting through a day can cause all of us forget about the brave and difficult work that so many women have made in the past to make it possible for us all to achieve more out of life. … Continue reading

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Freak Out Pixel Fun

My son, who is 8, has been overwhelmingly smitten with Mine Craft for the last school year. I, on the other hand, have been annoyed by the entire kid and game playing phenomenon since its beginning. So when he started playing … Continue reading

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Electric Wire Voice

Casual conversation and my voice…what a PITA these days! I remember a time my parents could not get my off the phone and I wrote letters to out of state friends constantly. Now I am making an effort to get at … Continue reading

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My 8 Favorite Books of 2014

January is almost over and I meant this to be a New Year’s post. However, it is still January so, Happy New Year! Here are my favorite books from last year. I’m going to keep it simple so that you … Continue reading

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What’s Fun: Three Rocks or Marshmallows?

As a teen, my brother was always bothering me with the comic strip Zippy the Pinhead by Bill Griffiths. He thought it was brilliant and would show me strip after strip. I thought it was inscrutable, but with great artwork. … Continue reading

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