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The Story I Tell Myself: The Secret to Personal Mythology

There's a part of me that is in charge of my story.  My Story, if you know what I mean. The story that already knows how it's going to turn out.  It's the Devil I know. But Hey, at least I know it realllly well. For example a part…

Rocket Stove Maple Syrup Boiler ! (Slideshow)

Over the many years of boiling sap in a home made backyard evaporator, I would often think about all that heat coming out of the top of the stack after it rushed under my pan.  A LOT of heat !  Then I learned about an amazing heat storage…
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An Elder Crossing Over

Hank "Grandfather Great Blue Heron" Wolcott is crossing over into the spirit world. He served many years as an Elder at Art of Mentorings, local nature programs and traveled to distant to communities.  In his 80's he continued to travel…
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What's the most effective way to create change in a ...community, school, church, institution, business, neighborhood...

Cultural Mentoring is not the first thing to roll out of someone's mouth when asked the question: What's the most effective way to create change in a ...community, school, church, institution, business, neighborhood... There is a powerful…

Human Resilience

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Resilient Children Part 2

When accused of getting her pink outfit all dirty when she was young, my daughter promptly corrected her by saying "I'm not dirty, I'm all covered in Fun!" Like I shared in Resilient Children Part 1, creative problem solving in response to…
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Resilient Children (Part One)

Okay I could tell stories about this all day. For example, yesterday I was picking my daughter up from an afterschool sport, cross country running. The teacher had that close call look on her face, and as a parent of a woodsy girl, I expected…

The Birth of the First Bard (UK Art of Mentoring)

This was a creative portrayal of an ancient celtic story at the UK 2012 AoM, featuring Margo Henderson and the Musicians: Cosmo, Carrie, Anna and Caspar When was the first bard born ? what is the role of the artist and storyteller in reclaiming…