Monthly Archives: September, 2013

Hard Work Ahead

Tim Christensen I make pots about the times in which we live, and the challenges of living in a time in which we are divorced from the natural world around us. I make my work to be appreciated by those who know a lot or a little about porcelain or art, and make it with …

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Apples, Apples, Who Has the Apples?

A story about life’s mishaps, the help of strangers, and 450 apples Prairie Wisdom Johnny Appleseed’s birthday was on September 26th so we had little time to make posters, communicate with teachers, write speeches for the daily announcements, organize a master of ceremonies for the event and figure out how we were going to distribute 450 …

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Stubborn Love

The Lumineers It’s better to feel pain, than nothing at all The opposite of love’s indifference… So keep your head up, keep your love Keep your head up, my love Keep your head up, my love Keep your head up, keep your love   More from The Lumineers

Healing Quote of the Day

Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. –Mother Theresa

Summer of My German Soldier

Bette Greene Even if you forget everything else I want you to always remember that you are a person of value, and you have a friend who loved you enough to give you his most valued possession. Find Summer of My German Soldier on Goodreads.

Sea of Sorrows

Sandra Ramos Arms Artist Sandra Ramos has received worldwide recognition for her interpretation of modern life in Cuba.  Her most recent works are on display in her exhibit: Bridging the Past, Present and Future.  Sandra Ramos lives in Havana, Cuba. View more works by Sandra Ramos on her website.    

Dear Worry: I’m So Breaking Up With You

Anka Dear Worry: I’ve been meaning to write this letter for a while now. You and I have shared a strong bond over the last thirty years. In fact, I often feel incomplete without you. Can you imagine a world where my inner fun person shines? Probably not. Well, I don’t know how to break …

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A Better Place

Playing For Change Learn more about Playing For Change More posts featuring Playing For Change: One Love and Imagine  


Eliza Griswold I woke to a voice within the room. perhaps. The room itself: “You’re wasting this life expecting disappointment.” I packed my bag in the night and peered in its leather belly to count the essentials. Nothing is essential. To the east, the flood has begun. Men call to each other on the water …

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The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett Of course there must be lots of Magic in the world, but people don’t know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the beginning is just to say nice things are going to happen until you make them happen. Find The Secret Garden on Goodreads