Listening, Learning to See, Finding a Voice

“When I was young enough to still spend a long time buttoning my shoes in the morning, I’d listen toward the hall:  Daddy upstairs was shaving in the bathroom and Mother downstairs was frying the bacon.  They would begin whistling back and forth to each other up and down the…

Remembering Childhood

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“I can remember the feeling of swinging—how hard we would work for those split seconds, flung at furthest extension, just before the inevitable downward and backward pull, when we felt momentarily free of gravity, a little hiccup of suspension when our hands loosened on the chain and our torsos raised…

Teach Children to Laugh and Play

“He that plays when he is a child will play when he is a man.” John Wesley