Author: Brooke

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Poetry Sundays: Elizabeth Bishop

One Art The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster...

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20+ Great Picture Books for Girls

Choosing a list of book recommendations is a difficult thing. There are too many good books to choose from! Even after narrowing the criteria for what goes on the list, it can still be...

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Grape Hyacinth

Small blue bottle on a shelf in the kitchen holds one grape hyacinth I plucked from a neighbor’s lawn. Each day I watch the tiny thing die. This is what I do when I...

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Information overwhelm

by Brooke Exercise in Draining I am training to squeeze (absorb?) information from where it is plenty or scarce. Sometimes it will build up so that I almost burst and I would for certain...