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Nothing & Everything

by Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

Into the ancient pond / A frog jumps / Water’s sound! This haiku by Japanese poet Matsuo Bashô, is perhaps the most famous in all of Japan. Although this translation by Zen teacher D.T. Suzuki was not the first, Suzuki’s work in... Read More

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Hoopla

by Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

If you thought embroidery was just for hankies and little girls’ church shirts, you will quickly dispose of such nonsense when you peek into the colorful pages of Hoopla. Part how-to, part investigative exploration and all inspired,... Read More

Book Review

A Felt Farm

by Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

There’s a German proverb that translates, you can’t turn a billy goat into a gardener. In English, we might say don’t trust the cat to watch the cream or don’t send the fox to guard the henhouse. But after spending some time in... Read More

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At Lake Scugog

by Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

How is the heart won? Laughter certainly loosens the bars; cleverness occupies the mind, leaves the creature unprotected. After that the heart is easily cleaved in two. Troy Jollimore sneaks up on you. You’ll think the clap upside the... Read More

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