Category Archives: Book Reflections

Peter Newell, The Hole Book This book from 1908 is a great read! Inspirational.

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Learning to Write Well

“The arbitrary modification of full blown or full-grown characters is one of the artistic sins that spot the record of Dickens.” — Oscar W. Firkins May I never forget this. This quote comes from a fairly academic review of Jane … Continue reading

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Society and Solitude .01

“At a distance he is admired, but bring him hand to hand, he is a cripple.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Society and Solitude Ralph is describing the Genius. A person in our society whom if we invite them to dine or … Continue reading

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1,2,3… The Toddler Years

“Children need to understand their feelings. They need to know that their uncomfortable feelings are just as important as their pleasant feelings. By accepting these feelings, we teach our toddlers to accept themselves and each other.” I’m reading a book … Continue reading

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