Conscious Start Book Shelf

Conscious Start Book Shelf

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I have been buying a lot of books lately for my brand new granddaughter, Frankie and I felt inspired to create a GRANDMA approved list for anyone else that is wanting to build a meaningful home library for their little ones with books that will show them the world, other families, different traditions, and beliefs, showing the next generation that …

sea scallop

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I suppose sometime I will grow old, with happiness. Holding my breath, as I do in burning cold water, I dive to the bottom, sometimes stopping, sometimes swimming, sometimes treading water, or simply moving my hands back and forth, only to keep still, forever curious about something swimming by a sea scallop, an angelfish, a broken shell caught by the …

Send me a little LOVE.

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We all need a little love.Make a donation, and we will mail you or someone you love a hand-painted, one of a kind, watercolour heart. Each heart is hand painted by Mary Ann Burrows, , then mounted on a white 3 1/2 ” square acid-free art card, and signed on the back. Bonus-PLUS, while they last, you will receive a …

Yearning

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Store-bought tomatoes don’t compare to a freshly picked tomato taste -especially when the tomato is from your garden.I anxiously wait for the first bite of a toasted tomato sandwich all winter. I make it into a celebratory event. I buy the best sourdough bread, toast it perfectly in a vintage flip-side electric toaster, generously smother it with Real mayonnaise. I …

sunflowers

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Sunflowers Delightful flowersof the sun. full of wondrousstorm stories wide brimmedhappy, round faces, Sun Goddessesstuffed with seeds; the new life,for next year. Celebrating,dancing, Snickering stalks,Oh, how I love my waving friends,always thrilled to see me.

And Then, Nothing

Poems of Hope

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During the pandemic, I came across an organization connecting women on the outside with women inside prison. I began writing poems to incarcerated women.  I felt afraid, but throughout my life, I have found the most beautiful gifts when I’ve leaned into fear or pushed myself to do something that felt uncomfortable. I’m not going to lie; I was hesitant. I …