The Shed Notebook: After a While You Learn

My friend Joan recently sent me this poem. It gave me much to think about it. After a While You Learn After some time you learn the dif...

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The Shed Notebook: One Art

Moving from childhood into puberty, then on to adulthood frames a timeline of losses. A loss of a first tooth, a bicycle key, or the ...

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The Shed Notebook: Billy Collins

I can't celebrate National Poetry Month without sharing at least one poem by Billy Collins. He illustated love in beautiful ways in th...

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The Shed Notebook: You Do Not Need to Leave Your Room

Here is another favorite quote from The Daily Peace. "You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen....

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The Shed Notebook: Need A Creativity Boost?

Recently I did a talk to at a PEO meeting about creativity. After a long winter and a spring starting out with rain and gray skies, I hope...

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April is National Poetry Month: Good Advice from William Stafford

William Stafford composed this poem twenty-six days before he died. I have read and reread many poems by William Stafford, but I don'...

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April is National Poetry Month: There Is a Place

There Is a Place There is a place where the museum houses thousands of paintings seen nowhere else in the world, the col...

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