Category Archive: Creativity

Building a Multi-Ethnic Children’s Library – Ezra Jack Keats – Plus Complaints About Weather

It is April 22, and here in Saint Paul we are in the middle of a snowstorm – we are expected to get 2-4 inches tonight.  This is the third snow storm in… Continue reading

No Mirror’s in My Nana’s House

In light of the Dove post earlier this week, I thought that I’d share this song, performed by Sweet Honey in The Rock and shown on Nick Jr. The song has been a… Continue reading

Music of Our Lives Recap

Tonight was “Music of Our Lives.”  The fundraising event for Park Avenue Youth and Family Services CDF Freedom Schools Program.  The music, the crowd, the food, the venue were all fantastic and above… Continue reading

Music of Our Lives

Video from 2011 Music of Our Lives Tickets are $50 at the door and support the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School® at Park Avenue Youth and Family Services.  There will be an hors d’oeuvres… Continue reading

The Courage Required to Tell Your Story

Brené Brown, my favorite blogger, speaker, author and generally wise woman speaks of courage: “The root of the word courage is cor—the Latin word for heart… Courage originally meant “To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s… Continue reading

“Spunk” Review

Spunk! was fabulous last night.  If you are in the Twin Cities you really must go see it, there is only one week left. Each act of the play is the telling of… Continue reading


One of the best things about living in the Twin Cities is our Theatre Scene.  Rumor has it that we have more theatre seats per capita than any other city in the country… Continue reading

A Post Card You Won’t Find At Christian Bookstores