Little Women

Louisa May Alcott I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. Find Little Women on Goodreads


Eric Powell I felt early on that I wanted to add to the “soup’”of this long and rich lineage.  It is not a matter of feeling qualified to add my part; it is a matter of not accepting that I am not qualified.  Much of the art and music that I most admire, upon some …

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Walk with a Friend after a Suicide

For Dave   “So you never know,” I would have told you.  “If when you get up in the morning, it’s going be that day when you meet someone new and ride a jet ski for the first time.”     We were supposed to go walking on a Wednesday, but that Monday you were …

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Can’t Believe It

Hannalee Open spaces,sing and shout Your jailbird is breaking out with the greatest of ease You can do what you please Now you can’t believe it More from Hannalee Youtube Post by Eratosthenesvideo

In the Healing Garden

Kelly Price Just above the deadly nightshade Three long spider threads float. Each one, anchored on a nearby tree branch, Has been abandoned by it’s industrious creator For something Other. Yet, they celebrate their uselessness In the most regal way possible; Waving their soft, silken arms in the breeze, They send undulating shimmers of light …

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The Life of Pi

Yann Martel To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation. Find The Life of Pi at Goodreads

Gravity Glue

Michael Grab Over the past few years of practicing rock balance, simple curiosity has evolved into therapeutic ritual, ultimately nurturing meditative presence, mental well-being, and artistry of design. –Michael Grab View more sculptures by Michael Grab and Gravity Glue

The Book War

Wang Ping I discovered “The Little Mermaid” in 1969. That morning, when I opened the door to light the stove to make breakfast, I found my neighbor reading under a streetlight. The red plastic wrap indicated it was Mao’s collected work. She must have been there all night long, for her hair and shoulders were …

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Fish and Whistle

John Prine Father forgive us for what we must do You forgive us and we’ll forgive you We’ll forgive each other till we both turn blue Then we’ll whistle  and go fishing in heaven For Dave More about John Prine Youtube Post by Worldsgreatestmusic

Healing Quote of the Day

Ignorance is excusable and can easily be remedied.  Fear is only natural when one is lost in the forest.  But the anger?  And the enmity and epithets?  And all the unkind condemnation and infliction of harm?  Can’t we figure out how to dispense with that?  Has it ever been productive or useful in any way …

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