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Haiku Writing and Calligraphy Class

I have had the privilege these last few months of working with a student in his calligraphy class. I do most of the work right alongside him, just helping him keep things in order and stay focused. Our last assignment of the year is a project around Haikus, that ancient poetry form so often used… Continue reading Haiku Writing and Calligraphy Class

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Another Prompt and a Tribute to Grandpa Gilson

I joined a writing group last month. One just getting off the ground. It is small and mostly consists of older women around the age of my own parents. One lady, who grew up in Corbett, is old enough to have been friends with my grandma's younger sister and knew my great-grandfather, Dewey Carpenter. They… Continue reading Another Prompt and a Tribute to Grandpa Gilson

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Three Champions: the beginning

I'm starting the new year with a writing program using the book, "The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity" by Julia Cameron. It seems, so far, to be a sort of creative therapy course for those who've lost their way or who's inner child artist has been damaged. Cameron draws heavily from her… Continue reading Three Champions: the beginning