Learning from Trolls

Greetings. This month marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, the Swedish-speaking Finnish author, artist, and creator of the wonderful and popular Moomin books. Books that have delighted children and adults in Europe and around the world with their...

The Genius of Maya Angelou

Greetings. Maya Angelou was a remarkable gift to all of us. A woman whose early life was filled with adversity, she would become not only a renowned and revered poet but a person of rare vision whose words and sense of humanity would inspire people of all backgrounds,...

The Power of Resolutions

Greetings. It’s the end of a very interesting year and time once again to make a bunch of resolutions that I’m not likely to keep. Resolutions that I know are really good for me but are likely to fall by the wayside in the press of a world filled with...