Founded in 1750, the Halifax Farmers’ Market is the oldest continuously operating farmers’ market in North America.
Archives for March 2013
In the living heart of a temperate rainforest, Cradle Mountain Lodge in Tasmania’s high country is a place of serene comfort for humans and Hobbits alike.
Outside the rain kept coming. Cold, gray, hard driving rain from the north. Winter rain. Charlie stood outside the market, tried to remember what he knew he had forgotten, gave up and ran through the rain to the car.
The magic of the moment when a child realizes that the planets and the stars are real, not just pictures in story books or drawings in a science text, can profoundly affect her understanding of other life experiences.
Hidden assumptions we may have carried with us since childhood may influence our behavior and cause anxiety that rules our life.
The recent suicide of an apparently mentally normal acquaintance moved the author to speculate on how the presumption of insanity in cases of suicide, once a type of legal defense, has become a cultural assumption.
This week’s video offers some pointers for avoiding dead-end events in your stories.
Most of us have had that feeling of relief at encountering something familiar when we are in a new situation. We shouldn’t be surprised that our dogs can feel that same sense of relief if we present them with something familiar when they are uncomfortable. Do you know what your dog has good feelings about? Do you know what comforts them? You can use that to help them learn and cope with difficult situations!
Aspiring writers are fortunate: to find all the great teachers they need, and more, they just have to walk into their local library.
‘What we do here is take these old hulks of aircraft, that used to be incredible flying machines, and give them a second life.’ ~ Donovan Fell III