Laetitia Bermejo, illustrator of The Tortoise Diaries

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Friends & Allies : Writers, Artists, Storytellers, Poets 


Julie Akeret, filmmaker, cultural activist 

Bauhan Publishing, Independent Book Publishers

Barbara Bash, artist, writer, teacher, calligrapher 

Susan Bonthron, book-artist, workshop leader 

Gerry Cambridge, poet, editor, teacher 

Anna Dembska, composer, singer, teacher 

Wendy Erd, poet and storyteller

Janice Gould, poet, writer, musician 

Hannah Hinchman, artist, writer, teacher, naturalist 

Jan Kilpatrick, textile artist, teacher 

Tine Kindermann, artist, singer 

Phyllis Labanowksi, artist, graphic designer, activist 

Pat Musick, artist, writer 

Verandah Porche, poet, workshop leader 

Sarah Rabkin, writer, teacher, editor 

Kim Stafford, writer, teacher, musician 

Arthur Strimling, director, writer  

Davis TeSelle, artist 

Jane Winter, artist

Up and Running Webs, website design


Christian and Jan KIlpatrick

Christian and Jan Kilpatrick on Retreat on the Summer Isles, Scotland.

Wendy Erd, poet and storyteller

Wendy Erd, poet and storyteller


Some favorite books on creativity & slowing down:
David Abram: The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World (Random House, Inc. 1996).
Barbara Bash: True Nature: An Illustrated Journal of Four Seasons in Solitude (Shambhala, 2004).
Nicholas Carr: The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains (W.W. Norton & Co., 2010).
Jay Griffiths: A Sideways Look at Time (Penguin Putnam, 1999).
Robert Grudin: Time and the Art of Living (Ticknor & Fields, 1982).
Matthieu Ricard: Happiness: A Guide to Life’s Most Important Skill  (Little, Brown & Co. 2003).
Adrienne Rich: What Is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics (W.W. Norton & Co., 1993).
Rebecca Solnit: Wanderlust: A History of Walking (Penguin Putnam, 2000).
Lin Yutang: The Importance of Living (Harper-Collins, 1937, 1998).

Some favorite books on money:
Joe Dominguez & Vicki Robin: Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence (Penguin, 1992).
Lewis H. Lapham: Lapham’s Quarterly: About Money, volume 1, number 2, Spring 2008.
Margaret Randall: The Price You Pay: The Hidden Cost of Women’s Relationship to Money (Routledge, 1996).

Some favorite books on the art of listening:
Dennis O’Driscoll: Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney (Faber & Faber, 2008).
Warren Lehrer & Judith Sloan: Crossing the Boulevard: Strangers, Neighbors, Aliens in a New America (W.W. Norton & Co., 2003).
Jacques Lusseyran: And There Was Light (Parabola Books, 1987).
W.A. Mathieu: The Listening Book: Discovering your Own Music (Shambhala, 2011).