Peace is elusive. It is a goal of some people at some time in some parts of the world. As John Lennon wrote: “Imagine no possessions / I wonder if you can / No need for greed or hunger / A brotherhood of man / Imagine all the people sharing all the world …”
Is peace possible? Do we give up because there will always be people who want power, money, land … or just plain don’t like the kid next door?… more
Synchronicity. We mark its occurrence by saying the word out loud, not fully grasping its power but understanding that we are honoring a confluence in our lives.
There are three contributors to my confluence: Anita Silvey, Wendell Minor, and Katherine House.
Last fall, Anita Silvey’s book Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children’s Book (Roaring Brook Press) debuted.… more
Oh, how I love the Vintage Kidsâ€™ Books My Kid Loves blog. A feast for the eyes, I enjoy the richness of these illustrations and the memories they stir. Not of my own childhood. I had curiously few books, primarily those that could be purchased at a grocery store or dime store. These are books I remember shelving in the St.… more
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