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Rhythm, Rhyme and Word Play with Susan Kralovansky at The Writing Barn

Have you ever wondered what it takes to write a children’s picture book?  I have.  For a long time, actually.  But ideas on other writing projects kept taking priority. My mother and I have recently decided to embark on a journey of writing a children’s picture book together, as a family project.  So this past… Continue reading Rhythm, Rhyme and Word Play with Susan Kralovansky at The Writing Barn

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What Really Matters Most – Exquisite Moments

It was a feeling quite foreign to her.  On her way out to the porch, she found herself just pausing, several minutes went by, she allowed herself to simply experience this interesting sensation.  She realized she was happy, euphoric maybe even.  A smile came to her face, feeling quite natural in the moment, she realized… Continue reading What Really Matters Most – Exquisite Moments

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Project: The Free Minds Program of Austin

A Program of Foundation Communities Mission:  Free Minds harnesses the power of the humanities to help motivated adults overcome social and economic limitations and connect with institutions of higher education. Based on the national model of the Clemente Course in the Humanities, Free Minds is founded on the belief that engaging with the humanities can… Continue reading Project: The Free Minds Program of Austin

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Lists of Tens #4 – 10 Things I’ve Learned About The U.S. Bill of Rights

I never write about political stuff.  I’ve never considered myself informed enough.  I grew up thinking that politics were for all them other folks, and the smart folks.  I didn’t learn that my opinion and my voice mattered.  Of course, this is by my own doing.  Or, not doing, I suppose is more correct.  With… Continue reading Lists of Tens #4 – 10 Things I’ve Learned About The U.S. Bill of Rights