On October 24, 2015, I performed in Animalia, A Wearable Arts Show in Homer, Alaska. When the director, Asia Freeman, invited me to participate, I said, “I’m a storyteller, not a designer.” I found a Raven creation tale that offered a perfect finale. As I worked on the story, I found different versions, so I […]
Tonight, 10/24/2015, I will perform in my first stage show in years. I tell a story for the finale of this unique fashion show/storytelling performance. Homer has a 30 year history of annual wearable arts fashion shows. This year the conveners wanted to take a break and the Bunnell Arts Center needed a fund-raising project for […]
(Follows is the second of a series of guest blogs I’ve written for Juan Rodriguez’s Blog, Haki Storytelling, with his introduction and title.) I said, one of the main purposes of storytelling is to tune in to people in our own personal or corporate way. Make them understand what we are and what is our position […]
Please join me HERE What’s your morning ritual to prepare for the day before you jump out of bed? Years ago, I began doing two stretches for my back and legs to relieve soreness before I got up. Later, I learned a simple Buddhist prayer to say as a blessing and protection for the day. […]
Before we open our eyes and jump out of bed, do we pause to think of what we have ahead for the day? Do we smile? Or just pull up the covers and snuggle back into bed getting up at the last minute possible? Do we remember those games we used to play of what […]
Click HERE for your free novella. VF is visionary fiction, a genre defined by novelist Jodine Turner in a Writer’s Journal article in 2009. “The emphasis is on our limitless human potential, where transformation and evolution are entirely possible.” A VF work features: Growth of consciousness as the central theme Reincarnation, dreams, visions, paranormal events, and metaphysical […]
Ella Baker co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, SCLC, with Martin Luther King, Jr. Yet, few know of her work. In 1981, Bernice Reagon, founder of the group Sweet Honey in the Rock, wrote Ella’s Song. The lyrics are as relevant today as they were decades ago. Enjoy.