Story Drawing Benefit – Fun-Raising for Local Charity – Coming in 2016

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Can you imagine something more fun than giving a gift TWICE? Who do you know who you want to give a special gift? Consider The Story Drawing Benefit – a Fun-raising for local charity event. This playful class is coming in 2016. Play with new ideas and help another. We will present an opportunity for you to enhance your skills, delight you with delicious stories, […]

And Did You Like It?

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Storytelling can be a very rich experience. It can entertain, delight, and teach. My mom used to tell us stories on the rocking chair… ah … fond memories. During the Growing Coach Training we told our favorite children’s stories. Students practiced getting into a curious, child-like state of fascination in youth, like when kids are 5, 7, 9, 11. Everyone enjoyed the listening experience – […]

Tip 5. Put On a Happy Face

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Spring is here! Welcome back for the 5th tip in my Grandmother’s list of ten (10) tips in how to get along with people! “Be cheerful. Keep the corners of your mouth turned up. Hide your pains, worries, and disappointments under a pleasant smile. Laugh at good stories, and learn to tell them. “ As you remember, these tips originated from an old article clipped […]

Morrie and His Ability

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Storytelling is one of the oldest means for communicating.  Do you enjoy a tale about super heroes?  How about fantasy tales that bring a lesson? Here is one for kids (and adults). I wrote “Morrie and His Ability” in 1983. This story was originally written to inspire my children when they felt bullied by other kids. First, a little thought about why we tell stories. […]

How to Use Your Creativity for Gifts

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It’s the Season for Giving Gifts. What if you could share a natural gift instead of shopping for one? Look around and notice how people around you are gifted. Now look at you. What is your gift?  How can you share that gift with others? The shopping rush after Thanksgiving came with Cyber Friday through Monday, and my email box is full of advertisements from […]