April 3rd, 2003
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Spring has finally arrived to my area, (I hope). It keeps teasing us with occasional flurries. I spent my Sunday afternoon visiting a friend’s farm holding and bottle feeding an hour old baby sheep. Life is good. The farm has a way of putting things into perspective. Almost as if to say, everything is as it should be. If you can, visit a farm close to you. You won’t regret it…
For those of you who ask me, “how do you manage all those speaking engagements?”, my latest article…
Warrior in Training -the Path of Sweaty Palms

New Stuff…
…The Wish Jar Tales main page has a new look.
Bea has a new entry, start to see your surroundings with a new eye… Mystery Tea.
…How to make a living doing what you love has been permanently posted here. Bookmark it and send it to your friends, it’s free.
Working on… new product ideas…greeting cards…editorial work.
“One Writer’s Beginnings” by Eudora Welty, Not a how-to book per sey, more like an autobiographical journey into the writer’s background. An intimate look into the roots of the writer, the chapter headings are quite simple but telling, “Listening”, “Learning to See”, “Finding a Voice”. I particularly responded to this passage:

It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves life grass. Yet regardless of where they came from, I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them

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