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Speaking Engagements

To Waconia I Wander

Off to see the boys and girls of Southview Elementary in Waconia MN today!
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A Visit to Lester Park Elementary

I spent a long (good) day in a school yesterday, as I do so often with young boys and girls. Talking about books and young dreams.
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Thanks to Pine City

Wonderful 2 days in the Pine City schools, with programs for K thru 6 students, and a special visit with “Alternative Learning” High School students, where we discussed my own struggles with school, reading, ADHD, and dyslexia. They were great listeners and audience. Plus
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Surprise for a Lifetime

Yesterday came notification that I am to be awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the MN. Association for Environmental Education. Having had no idea that I was even under consideration, this came as quite a shock. More moving still was news that I had been nominat
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Good Morning Children

Off this morning for an “Author Visit” with students and staff at St. Francis Xavier Elementary School in Sartell. Songs will be sung, stories will be told, and fun will be had. Oh, and learning may occur – by accident, of course!  
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An Evening with Aspiring Teaching Artists

This evening I am off to talk to a group of aspiring “Teaching Artists” through the Central MN Arts Board, about doing programs for kids in schools — a subject I’ve been cramming for and cogitating on for about 30 years. So I hope to say something interesting o
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Winter Sabbath… Indoors and Out

Two churches in one day! After outdoor services here in the Church In The Pines we were off to the Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Cloud, there to perform “Church In The Pines” on the mandolin and to talk about “Old Turtle” and “No One But You”
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Journey to Slayton

Just back from a sojourn to Slayton, MN, to visit their elementary school and ECFE kids and families. Wonderful kids, great teachers and staff. GOOD PEOPLE DOING GOOD WORK. Thanks, Educators!
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