Poetry for the People

Renee Adams shares poems and books, curating a poetry fence and maintaining a Little Free Library (LFL) in Alexandria, VA. When I happened by on a drizzly February morning, Renee was sweeping broken glass from the gutter, afraid that a car would inadvertently puncture a tire. She maintains separate sections for children and for adults, changing…

Give More Hugs!

That has always been my philosophy. How perfect is it that my granddaughter and I have teamed up with an organization called GIVE MORE HUGS to entice more kids into the magic world of reading?  What better advocate could we have for that group than the totally huggable little fairy?  The great philosophy of this wonderfully…

Be well

There are so many lifestyle habits that provide benefits to body, mind and spirit. Why do we have such a hard time incorporating self-care practices into our lives? Scientific research backs up the connections between taking care of ourselves physically to stay heart strong, but also for brain protection. Exercising, eating nutritionally and getting sufficient sleep are…