#blogtour: Natural Selection by Jacqui Murray

Welcome, Jacqui! Today, I am delighted to host accomplished writer and educator Jacqui Murray to help launch the third book of her Dawn of Humanity trilogy: Natural Selection. The book has been getting a fantastic response so far, so let's keep the momentum going! Jacqui has written the following article to discuss the cognitive abilities … Continue reading #blogtour: Natural Selection by Jacqui Murray

New Year’s Day Poetry Reading

Jane Hirshfield's contemplative poem, "Counting, This New Year's Morning, What Powers Yet Remain to Me" resonated very strongly with me, with its subtle but powerful message for our current moment in time. My goal for the upcoming year remains the same: "to create out of the materials of the human spirit something which did not … Continue reading New Year’s Day Poetry Reading

Update – Simple Pleasures: Haiku from the Place Just Right

the pond in winter windswept snow, crystalline sky frigid air, silence Just for the Fun of It After several years of reading haiku and reading about haiku, I was inspired to write my first haiku this past August. One haiku led to another, then another, as my husband drove me around the northern New England … Continue reading Update – Simple Pleasures: Haiku from the Place Just Right