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Seize the Moment: Make a Difference

“A teacher affects eternity, he (or she) can never tell where his influence ends.” –Henry Adams I see it in the flushed faces of children, talking in great bursts of energy, flinging their arms in the air. They are painting smooth river rocks with the name of their favorite presidential candidate. I connect with a

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Exciting News for the Writing and Creative Life!

Exciting News for our Writing Community! from Lucy Adkins and Becky Breed Hello friends, we have some exciting news to share! Since the publication of our first book, Writing in Community, we have become more and more interested in all the ways we and those around us express our creative powers. Not only in writing

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Ivan the Gorilla Wired for Creativity

  “To every thing there is a season…”—Ecclesiastes “The One and Only Ivan,” is a book and a movie about Ivan the Gorilla, a beloved Silverback Western Lowland gorilla, who captured the hearts of everyone who met him. Ivan lived in isolation in a 40-by-40 concrete enclosure for twenty-seven years in a shopping mall in

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Whether you are a beginning writer or artist—or one who has been involved with creativity for many years—this blog is your invitation to join the writing and creative community. Our wish is that it will serve as a source of inspiration and encouragement, and that is will help you reach deep within, and create to your fullest potential. Welcome!

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