Monthly archives for October, 2012

A Halloween Treat–The Story of the Jack-O’-Lantern

A Halloween Treat–The Story of the Jack-O’-Lantern

I discovered this treat of a tale when I was teaching ESL students about American holidays. Many of the Asian students were quite puzzled by Halloween in particular, and they enjoyed discovering the Celtic roots of the tradition as much as I did! As a teacher, I chose a credible source for the story, and […]

Fallow Ground–Now Replanting

Fallow Ground–Now Replanting

placeofstoriesisrael.org How my blog felt when I looked at it in September. Yes, it has been awhile since I cultivated my blog’s ground. Momentous events, personal healing struggles, and even a resistance to writing–all have pulled me away into more inner journeys. I’ve done a lot of personal journaling, but didn’t feel ready to record […]