Honest review of an affordable personal writing retreat (also for artists) with 3 meals a day and lodging included at the Highlights Foundation in Pennsylvania.
I’ve been a teacher since 2003, both in Boston and abroad, so I see lessons and learning everywhere! These articles teach different lessons — both for in the classroom and beyond.
Looking for fun Spanish immersion for kids and language lessons, classes, or camp at a school abroad? Learn about Habla in Merida, Mexico: friendly & bilingual!
Reflections on why I’m going on a leave of absence from teaching after 18 years, and what’s next in terms of my career, healing, writing, and rebooting.
Looking for fabulously geeky STEM clothes? Check out these math dresses and shirts for Pi Day and beyond from the woman-owned clothing company, Princess Awesome
Lover of old and unusual used books? You MUST see these photos of Rodgers Book Barn in Hillsdale, NY, near the border with Massachusetts and the Berkshires!
Looking for arts and crafts workshops for all levels? Touchstone Center for Crafts in PA has classes from wood kiln pottery to jewelry- making, and more!
Learn the amazing story behind Healing Touch “L” affordable Reiki energy work in Boston: a gentle and relaxing treatment to help chakras and life.
Photos and video from a glass making workshop that teaches people with no experience to make beautiful beads at Touchstone Center for Crafts in SW Pennsylvania.
Useful list of lesser-known cool, fun museums in the U.S. that are good for both kids and adults. Collections and exhibits for art, education, and a great time!
Learn about the best workshop for blacksmithing classes, Touchstone, PA. See blacksmith tools, projects, & techniques in action: hammer, anvil, forge, and more!