Inspiration this Week

Friends shared three links with me this week that were inspiring:

 

16 Quotes About Writing for Children (Article on Mental Floss)
http://mentalfloss.com/article/51869/16-quotes-about-writing-children

One that especially resonates right now is from Margaret Wise Brown:

“In this modern world where activity is stressed almost to the point of mania, quietness as a childhood need is too often overlooked. Yet a child’s need for quietness is the same today as it has always been—it may even be greater—for quietness is an essential part of all awareness. In quiet times and sleepy times a child can dwell in thoughts of his own, and in songs and stories of his own.” 

16 quotes writing for children

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The Pixel Painter, by Josh Bogdan and Ryan Lasko (Video on Vimeo)
http://vimeo.com/70748579

A sweet 8-minute documentary on Hal Lasko (Grandpa), a 97-year-old who spends all his time creating paintings on the computer.

pixel painter

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Adrift, by Simon Christen (Video on Vimeo)
http://vimeo.com/69445362

Breathtaking footage of fog rolling over San Francisco. Video meditation at it’s best.

Adrift

 

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