Monthly Archives: January 2014

Grateful: a birthday, a story, and a gift

Yesterday was my birthday. I have always been honored to share this special date with my grandmother, Esther. My sister did a little math and we figured that she would have been 118 years old this year. On my birthday, … Continue reading

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Grateful: a birthday concert

Looking forward to this evening. Family story about Judy Collins  from many moons ago. I’ll tell it tomorrow.

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Grateful: So Many Things!

Some of the grateful moments I captured this month:   Homemade granola. Making granola is a regular occurrence at our house. None better. No, really. When it seems like work, I pick up a box at the grocery store. Then … Continue reading

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Revising Historical Friction by Laurel Snyder

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
Often, when I visit schools, I explain to kids that one of the very best things about writing is that it gives me the power to rewrite history, a chance to tell my own…

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Fibers and Felt…. Guest Blogger – Valerie Stein

Originally posted on Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts:
Level 4 Experimental Stitch and Multi Media – Class name: Opals  I recently spent a delightful Saturday sharing techniques of feltmaking with the Level 4 students   at Gail Harker’s studio. At this…

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