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Travels with the Earth Oracle

I recently read an important new book on Earth Spirituality, called “Travels with the Earth Oracle”. This the story of a group of people who traveled to sacred areas around the world.The book is about engaging with the Earth in … Continue reading

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Holiday Books for Nature Loving Kids

During the holidays, you can buy my books at a 50% discount off of the retail price. Each book is priced at $12 + $3 shipping = $15. I will sign all books. Books can be returned for 100% refund. … Continue reading

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Galapagos Dreams

The ArtStart Camp run by Carol Sirrine is in its 25th year. The theme this week was the Galapagos Islands. The students in our classes were between 6  and 11 years old. Their dedication to their work and attention to … Continue reading

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Art in the Upper Mississippi Flood Plain

Eight teenagers face the wilds of the Mississippi River and try to be true to their art and creativity. Carol Sirrine of ArtStart offered  a residency to some gifted art students. This week their challenge was to create experimental art … Continue reading

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Oceans Preschool


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Call for Stories and Photos

Have you had an interaction or connection with a living thing that touched you? Don’t be shy! All stories will be celebrated. Send me your stories and a photo. Try to limit your story to 2 paragraphs. If you don’t … Continue reading

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Our Little Red Dragonfly

My sister, Carol Izad, submitted this story about her relationship with a little red dragonfly. During the summer months I have my two granddaughters for the day once a week. One of the activities we do together is swimming; usually … Continue reading

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Cinquain Line 1 One word that names an idea, a feeling  a thing Line 2  Two words that describe it ( what it looks like or feels like) Line 3  Three words which tell what it is doing, has done … Continue reading

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Flood Rescue – A Guardian’s Tale

                  Article by Linnea Palmstrom In May 2013, a wild turkey made her nest near Nine Mile Creek. I like to take frequent walks around Nine Mile Creek by Edina High School. In early May, I saw a turkey … Continue reading

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