Today's post offers the 16-minute short 'Napoleon in Exile', about a mother preparing her autistic son for life without her:
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Sheryl J. Bize Boutte
By the mid 1960’s my parents had four school-aged daughters to support and a fifth change-of –life daughter on the way. Birthday and Christmas gifts often supplemented outgrown or worn out school clothes along with the begged for doll, bike or skates. Sometimes we got something special; something homemade, handed down or handed over that always brought a unique and precious feel to the celebration.
It was in this tradition on…Continue
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Today's short is the lovely 'Miranda's Letter' from the British Council series 'Shakespeare Lives':
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Posted "Twenty-Two", a poem I wrote for my son's birthday. Today, my son turns 28.
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In a consumerist and overwhelming world, it seems like we lost our connection with nature. With our busy schedules and fast-moving lives, stress can easily build up and affect both our mental and physical health. Reconnecting with the environment can help our troubled minds.
Horticulture therapy incorporates the benefits gardening and plant-based activities as a treatment of addiction, depression and anxiety. Whether it is the visual aesthetics of a plant that induce feelings of…Continue
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Thought for the Day: about forgiveness.
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Posted a new poem, 'There All Along', in remembrance of my late brother.
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Posted Thought for the Day, a quote by fictional character "Lucy Barton".
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Posted Saturday Short: 'The Saint of Dry Creek' from Julie Zammarchi.
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Read all about what she has to say about the gravity of silence, the festering of untold stories, and explore her creative writing prompt to get a glimpse into…Continue
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It’s amazing how three little words can change your life. I spent my whole life taking love for granted. It was something I didn’t have to go looking for, it was always just there. I had an enthusiastically loving mother, she would say the words every day. She would text, email, write notes and make up songs. Love oozed from her pores. As a child it mortified me. I would wipe away her cheek kisses and mumble “love you too” in a mocking tone. When I reached my twenties and thirties I would…Continue
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Posted information about and trailer for 'Birth: Origins at the End of Life' by American artist Whitney McVeigh:
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