Category: Blog

20 Jun 2019

Daring to Dream

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau I have the privilege to bring vulnerable children, refugees, at-risk youth, and […]

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27 Mar 2019

Walking on Water

In the continuing effort to write about the refugees from Central America, to keep telling the stories of the unaccompanied minors who come to our Earth School-to-Farm programs, I am […]

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04 Mar 2019

“Tell Me How It Ends”

“Telling stories doesn’t solve anything, doesn’t reassemble broken lives. But perhaps it is a way of understanding the unthinkable. If a story haunts us, we keep telling it to ourselves, […]

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25 Feb 2017

The ‘Other’ Refugees

Unaccompanied children from Central America are seeking asylum in the United States and have nowhere to go. What can we do? Perhaps it is not about what we do, but what […]

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04 Aug 2016

The Unwritten Curriculum

“It is said that the teacher’s presence in the classroom is the unwritten curriculum.” -Adele Caemmerer, from “Planting Seeds; Practicing Mindfulness with Children” by Thich Nhat Hanh At this time […]

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