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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

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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


Pixar Counseling for College Moms

Those Pixar people? They have storytelling nailed. Every single time they get it right and their latest story just might be my favorite so far. Inside Out is brilliance for the price of a movie ticket. If you haven’t had the privilege, cancel all plans and see it today. I’ll even go with you because… Continue reading Pixar Counseling for College Moms

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2 Stories for the Road

We’ve had the patched together spring break travel week, filled with lots of obligations, waiting and driving, sprinkled with just enough sweet spots with friends and family to make it all worth the effort.  The kind of trip where you’re packing up every two days to head to another hotel. Too many carbs, too much… Continue reading 2 Stories for the Road