I smiled, I laughed, I cried. Watch this. I think you will be glad you did.
Due to a wonderful review on our blog, I put Vuong’s novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, on reserve at my local library. I had to wait, but I finally read it a few months ago. I was excited to learn that Krista Tippett had recorded an interview with Ocean Vuong. I highly recommend listening
I have just finished listening to Colum McCann’s new book and found it mesmerizing. It is referred to as A NOVEL but, to my ear, was really more like an extended prose poem. Sometimes it was like listening to a painting. Read by the author, his Irish colors everything. And his intent and delivery are
I finally had the golden opportunity to bring Al Filreis on the air. It is something I had been hoping to do for some time, but was waiting for the right moment. So here we are. Enjoy! Perspectives: Al Filreis on ModPo, Collaborative Learning, Emily Dickinson & More
Neill is a dear friend and wonderful writer. Early on, it seemed COVID 19 would have the largest impact on the elderly. We never really know who the “Remnant” will be in any given situation. While this meditation is aimed at a churchgoing audience, Neill’s ideas are both thoughtful and thought provoking. I love his
I want to bring to your attention this wonderful aural experience. This is something our Teri steered me toward a few weeks ago. It is a collaboration between the Orange County Museum of Art and Alan Nakagawa. And the public! A call was put out for haiku addressing our current life under pandemic. Over 500
Alonna Shaw, artist and writer, came on Meraki Radio and shared a post that I share here for your interest: http://www.alonnashaw.com/2020/04/interview-perspectives-alonna-shawthe.html Enjoy!
I learned how to make an animation with a transparent background, and was able to employ this new skill just in time for my Mom’s 66th bday! Sharing with y’all now! Uploading it here, as I did not want to put my mom’s bday card on public on youtube. The “Black Diamond” thing at the
I wanted to share this link to the latest Poetry Off the Shelf podcast as I found it fascinating. Helena de Groot is in conversation here with Peter Murphy and their discussion is broad ranging. Murphy is the author of a book called The Long Public Life of a Short Private Poem – Reading and
This book was recommended by a dear friend as an antidote to the sometimes overwhelming chaos we are enmeshed in these weeks. She was right, it was perfect. I listened to the book, read by Douglas Thomas in his deep, resonant voice. It was an integral and beautiful reminder of what matters and how to