One last thing before I leave. Last night the Santa Cruz Peace Chorale (of which I am a member this year) sang before the start of the showing of The People Speak as part of the Reel Work film festival: “Narrated by acclaimed historian Howard Zinn and based on his best-selling books, A People’s History … More Reel work
I can’t believe it’s been over a week since I’ve posted. Time has flown by. I just finished co-teaching a class on Prenatal Care (nine weeks) on line with the wonderful Aviva Institute teacher, Kim Perry CNM. Most of my computer time has been spent dialoguing with midwifery students from all around the country. Friday, … More Catching up
It’s been a busy weekend. I’m happy to let readers know about, and provide links to, some of the things I’ve been involved with. Friday night at the Capitola Book Cafe (a wonderful independent bookstore and local resource) I attended a reading from the Sisters Singing anthology. A couple of my poems appear in this … More A whole lot goin’ on
I have finally overcome my life long singing phobia. Don’t ever tell children they can’t carry a tune or don’t have an ear for music! We can all learn. I’m loving singing with the Santa Cruz Peace Chorale this year. Follow the link to the web site and come to our May 15th concert for … More Santa Cruz Peace Chorale
On a weekend camping trip to the Indians, formally the Milpitas Special Interest Area of the Los Padres National Forest, bordering on Ft. Hunter Liggett, we had a friendly and informative visit from the ranger. She told us that the forest service is attempting to develop a management plan for the area. If you’ve never … More Camping at the Indians
A new study gives more weight to our encouragement of new mothers to give their babies only breast milk for the first six months: The lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90 percent of U.S. women fed their babies breast milk only for the first … More New Breast Feeding Study
I’ve updated my kid’s page with one of my fairy tales, Princess Pru and the Dragon. It’s short. Take a look. Let me know what you think. And please share it with children you know.
Blogs Happy Spring to you all, and whatever holiday you celebrate at this time. The grandchildren have left, after completing three egg hunts in one day and eating way too much chocolate. If you’ve been looking at this site from time to time, you may have noticed some pages coming and going or morphing. I’m … More Blogs