The Well of Childhood

Ah, I know exactly what it is that drew me to this well this morning, a well where I could stay and dip for days. It is a well of true refreshment; it is refreshment I do not take lightly.   Walking the other night in my “new” old neighborhood, the scent reached me before…

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Dipping For Balance

It is always pure joy to remember my days teaching 3 -5 year olds, absolutely the best world in which to be. I hear their voices, and see their faces, expressions, and their gifts…still.   A common activity was to put one of the balance scales out with which they could experiment with various objects.…

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The Brook

There is something about water that captures me and pulls me in. It does not matter where it is or how large or small the expanse. It is what I feel and imagine in its presence. While I grew up in a city on the majestic Hudson River and still bask in its beauty when…

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