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“Why Jelly Donuts Make Me Smile,” by Janean Baird

Janean Baird, my niece, is the oldest child of my brother Gary Thompson and his wife Patty. She’s an artist, writer, and a younger woman of wisdom. You can read more of her work at her blog Turquoise Tangles. Here’s a funny family story about my older sister Julia. This is the first time I’m […]

Riehlife Poem-of-the-Day: Artistry of Feelings by Janean M. Baird & Lilie Allen

When I ran a writing prompt on the artistry of feelings, I received several fine poems in the comment section. The prompt? Our feelings are a tool for self-cultivation. What texture and color are your feelings? Interestingly, both women chose to respond in poetry. Janean Baird is my niece…the daughter of my brother Gary and […]

Adult’s Reading Kid’s Stuff

My niece Janean Baird is a tigress reader in Illinois. She writes today about the summer reading program at their library. –JGR _____________________ I’m participating in the Adult’s Reading Kid’s Stuff at the library again. I love that I can get prizes for reading this summer too! Also, with children’s literature I can read it […]