I started a new page on this site called Ubuntu and it’s about class projects in which students have responded to The Good Braider. I’ve seen extraordinary teachers work with their students to deeply imagine Viola’s life. I am posting some of the stories I hear of how […]
I continue to discover new things that awe me about elephants. Meet Shanthi. Her name is a different spelling of Shanti which means in Sanskrit, peace, peace, peace.
I have been fascinated with elephants since I found The White Bone in Nairobi, a novel by Barbara Gowdy. It’s the story of a family of elephants over generations imagined from the point of view of the elephants as they travel the terrain of their species. The story […]