Mrs. Fine was my fifth grade teacher. She expected nothing but perfection in her students. She was wise, kind, and approved of humor but not corniness. To give you an example of the standard to which she taught, our Halloween production was a choreographed production of la Danse Macabre written in 1874 by the French […]
My postcards arrived today! So far I have generous offers from Western Australia to Seattle, Washington, USA, from friends, colleagues and associates to help spread the word about this project. Want to be a part of it? Just let me know by replying to this post if you know of a local venue – be […]
Bella in Fall What I Never Told You is a project about second chances. It’s about having your say, expressing love, gratitude or sorrow by writing a letter to someone you missed the chance of saying something to. Getting things off your chest is a healing thing. Recently I wrote two letters myself. I wrote […]
For years studies have shown the negative health consequences of repressing emotional upset. The notion of keeping a stiff upper lip at all times and/or glossing over details that seem too difficult to address can wreak havoc with not only mental but also physical health. Sometimes emotions resulting from events are buried so deeply that […]
I’m picking up this project after a while away. A wise person recently reminded me that there is a season for everything – so now is the season to pick up where I left off with this project and I hope you will not only follow along, but also participate. I’ve been a letter writer […]
I got this the other week…in my haste I tossed it into my tote bag and brought it in the house – and forgot where I had put it. Isn’t it pretty? Thank you, France! Thank you France!
I’ve been delayed in posting here but I wanted to share the latest arrivals. Thanking Lars Schumacher from Hamburg for his kind regards for this project!
I received this letter from Marcy, who requested that I read her letter and gave me permission to post it here. She received it from a college professor after sending him a note. I am going to frame these words for myself and share them with you as they are beautiful words of inspiration for […]
Last night I got an amazing message from Caryl, who had read about the WINTY project. Both heartbreaking and uplifting, Caryl’s story was about her relationship with her father by whom she felt largely rejected, cheated and abandoned. He had never told her that he loved her. In 1994, as her father was being wheeled […]