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Top Drawer News — Beaches, bubbles, and water bears

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Can you guess what came to mind first when author friend Dominique Eastwick asked about our obsessions? Here’s a clue: Our happiness comes in waves. 🙂 Still not sure? Take a look at our post on Dom’s Obsessions blog to learn our answer. If you post your obsession, let us know so we can spread the word!

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Then hop over to this week’s bubble, where we discuss the real FBI, and our very own version, the Fictional Book Investigation Agency.

Image source: Screen capture by HL Carpenter


We learned about water bears this week, and our word of the week is their official name “tardigrade.”

Image source: Screen capture by HL Carpenter


We can’t decide if these micro-animals are creepy or cute. What’s your vote?

Image source: Aditya Sainiarya, via Wikimedia Commons


What’s new in your world this week?


***** ABOUT THE AUTHOR *****

HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at


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