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The Story Shelf: May 2016

“Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”  ― Ben Okri Here are some of the best stories discovered and re-discovered during the wonderful month of May: >>The Abolitionists – I’m sharing a story I haven’t even heard yet. This documentary was released in May for a limited number of showings and… Continue reading The Story Shelf: May 2016

Poetry

A Case for Standing and Staring

There is something about the month of May that bubbles up giddy. It’s got all the good things going for it; beautifully dramatic weather, anticipation of summer, and so many celebrations. May seems a marker month for transition and change and happy tears. Delight should be her middle name. This second day of my favorite… Continue reading A Case for Standing and Staring

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The Story Shelf: April/2016

I decided last month to create a monthly post highlighting a few stories that begged sharing and remembering. Here are just a few from April. Hometown Mural – Pittsburg is packed with quirky personality. I was driving down Broadway the other day and noticed this mural for the first time. Apparently its been up for months without my… Continue reading The Story Shelf: April/2016