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Book Review: The Writer’s Toolbox

The Writer’s Toolbox is ideal for inspiring poetry, prose, screenplays and novels as it offers a jump-start into creativity. Even without those goals in mind, the Toolbox is... 



Compassionate Courage

I began my helping journey at a very young age: nursing fallen baby birds, rescuing gophers from gun-toting country boys, saving mice from neighbourhood cats and befriending lonely... 



The Joy of Puttering

Puttering is one of my favourite activities. It’s difficult to explain, yet it’s so much fun. Alexandra Stoddard said that, "Puttering is really a time to be alone,... 



Happiness =

"Here’s a little song I wrote, you might want to sing it note for note, DON’T WORRY… BE HAPPY!” – Bobby McFerrin This song, gets a lot of airplay... 



Change of Pace

"Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold” – Joseph Chilton Pearce "It’s better to play than do nothing,” – Confucious ... 



Ramblings of an Old Flower Child

I’ll always remember the elating effect of learning games as a Brownie Leader. We simply played games and sang songs (suitable for 6 – 9 year olds) in an all day workshop... 



Living Hope

People need people. We need the smiles, the glances, the ebb and flow of daily relationships. They nurture our souls, touch our emotions, and feed the sense that we are human. ... 



Parenting

What would it be like if our family was perfect? Not the sort of perfect that doesn’t allow mistakes, conflicts or individual differences, but the sort of perfect as in, ""Life... 



Eating Locally

Produce season at the local farmers markets is in full swing with many marvelous choices in vegetables. We have been hearing a lot about the hundred mile diet lately and how eating... 



Native Plants

Propagating Natives Summer is the time to enjoy mature native plants. Most are at their peak and it is the ideal time to start window shopping for plants that you want in your yard.... 



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