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TLA Talks #4: Joe Maldonado

            It has certainly been quite the while since I recorded a TLA talk for our growing network of busy-bee language artists. Moving to New York, double jobs, finding time to write, sneaking in the simple … Continue reading

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When Writing to Relieve Stress Makes You Anxious

By Joanna Tebbs Young I made a mistake.  I recently presented a workshop at a local hospital about using writing as a stress reliever. The small  room was half full. While I am fairly comfortable speaking or facilitating with a … Continue reading

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Art and Livelihood: Part Two

By Miriam Gabriel Last night, I called into an open conference call last-minute. My laptop has retired a few days ago; its dark-rimmed, clunky embrace with makeshift DIY Ubuntu operating system will be missed. The tablet is slow after a recent … Continue reading

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The Power of Words Conference as an Intergenerational Council Space

By Miriam Gabriel Here was a space where "matter being alive" was more than a mantra jumping off a page. The yoga of rustling Pennsylvania leaves, neither shy nor shrill, not restless but not still, was a mirroring metaphor of … Continue reading

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Power of Words Conference Featured!

The 2013 Power of Words conference Oct. 11-13 at Pendle Hill (near Philadelphia) has been featured on two blogs recently. Joanna Tebbs Young wrote "To Taste Like Twice: Processing the Power of Words Conference" at her blog Wisdom Within, Ink. … Continue reading

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