Poetry
Shining the light of poetry: Naomi Shihab Nye
Meeting Your Favorite Poet: Naomi Shihab Nye There she is. I know that voice. I’ve heard it through a tiny, [...]
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Rural Life
Casting anchor in the scarcity of rural life
At every moment you choose yourself. But do you choose your self? Body and soul contain a thousand possibilities out [...]
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Pottery
Awareness in a waiting world
David Whyte, the poet and philosopher, captures the essence of awareness in his poem, Everything is Waiting for You:  Your great [...]
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Poetry
Creating space in the granary studio
There is a therapy in fields – east, west, nothing speaks but the sky. … Could I live like this? [...]
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Travel
Defining success: my fight with a stranger in paradise
So there we were in San Juan, having recently arrived in Puerto Rico to attend the wedding of our former [...]
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Food
Shakshuka: a tale of culinary pursuit
On my kitchen’s bookshelf sits a cookbook called PLENTY. If you opened it and turned to page 87, you would find a well-traveled [...]
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Poetry
A new year: pushing the limits of our creative minds
A new year is upon us. This means something unique for everyone - for some it's the start of tax [...]
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Poetry
The power of beautiful words
Two and a half years ago, I made the somewhat obscure decision to buy a collection of hand-lettered items from a [...]
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Poetry
Amidst the thick darkness in Vilnius
I visited Lithuania for the first time this summer after my friend found $18 round trip plane tickets from Malmö, Sweden [...]
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Pottery
Living into this great tension
Today I signed up for open studio week at Lillstreet Art Center and started throwing pots again for the first time [...]
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