Ensemble! Using the Power of Improv & Play to Forge Connections in a Lonely World

What does acting, specifically improvisational (improv) acting, have to do with life? Acting is just a game of play, right? It isn’t really relevant for “the real world” – is it? Not so if you ask psychiatrist Jeff Katzman or thespian Dan O’Connor. While their professions are in separate worlds – one in mental healthContinue reading “Ensemble! Using the Power of Improv & Play to Forge Connections in a Lonely World”

Writing Down Your Soul Book Review

Can writing be a spiritual practice? Can we access answers to life’s problems as we write? As we write, are we just talking to ourselves, or is it possible that there’s someone else sitting there with us, listening to the words we place onto the page? Writing Down Your Soul caught my attention because ofContinue reading “Writing Down Your Soul Book Review”

Pugnapped! Book Review

Title: Pugnapped! Author: Marty Kelley Page Count: 128 Format Reviewed: Paperback I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Summary Stevie Blunt, a fourth grader, loves Captain Fantastic. He has all of the Captain Fantastic books…. except for the first one. Now, Stevie has the chance to get this beloved firstContinue reading “Pugnapped! Book Review”

Take Three Girls Book Review

Title: Take Three Girls Authors: Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell, & Fiona Wood Page Count: 418 Format Reviewed: Hardback I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Summary: Ady, Kate, and Clem each attend St. Hilda’s, an all-female private school. Their lives, interests, and hobbies are all different, so there’sContinue reading “Take Three Girls Book Review”