The holiday season is upon us. This is a great opportunity to find just the right gift for the readers in your life.
Ray John de Aragon 09-27-20 from Sharon Vander Meer on Vimeo. Patti Romero and I began with a fully conceptualized Literary Salon, intending to launch in April with poetry readings by a published poet, educator and trainer. The event would have included a round… Continue Reading “Lit salon featured guest”
Originals aren’t born, they are made, or perhaps better stated, they make themselves. They are not always dynamic, take-it-to-the-mat personalities. Originals learn the skills necessary to carry their invention, idea or concept from coulda, shoulda, woulda, to a revolutionary product, inspirational message, or life-altering concept.
Some tales have the charm of a scary story told around the camp fire while others cause an in-drawn breath of horror. De Aragon weaves historical fact into the narrative while calling attention to ritual and celebration based on a deep belief in the spiritual, the unexplained and the unknowable.
What the perfectly imperfect table did for me is help me remember that I’m not the sum of current circumstances; I am someone who knows that defeat is the end game only if I let it be.