For those of you who enjoyed my blog post, I “Wish” No More, about my childhood, self-inflicted intimation of the writing skills of Steinback. Excerpt from John Steinbeck’s journals while he was working on Grapes of Wrath. March 21 My many weaknesses are starting to show their heads. I simply must get this thing out…

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Before I could read—I was a “writer.” Flashlight, paper, and pencil in hand, I’d drag my favorite blanket into my bedroom closet and there in the privacy of my hanging clothes, I covered countless pages with fantastic swirls and lines. I had no doubt. I was a writer. Learning to read Dick and Jane posed no…

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An “Organic Relationship Plan” Starts With Ourselves. I am preparing an all day workshop for Land Stewardship Project called Quality of Life Workshop: Systems and Communication Tools for a Healthy Farm Partnership. This workshop was inspired by common themes that have challenged many of my clients as well as my own experiences running Gardens of…

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Sometimes, “Getting No-Where” is Part of the Process. Ever have an hour, or a day, or a week, or heaven forbid a year, where you just couldn’t seem to make any progress on your goals? Martin likes to say—You have to get the no-where out of the way before you can even start. I like…

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