Category Archives: memoir

It’s a lot to live up to

Patrick Ryan, storyteller, came to our school today to do workshops and tell stories. He was truly inspiring and got the students actively engaged in several storytelling activities that were very valuable.  He was so good, in fact, that we … Continue reading

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Just Kids by Patti Smith

I just finished reading Just Kids by Patti Smith, a memoir of her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe, their coming of age in New York in the 70s, and their ambitions to be “artists.” I was touched by the story and … Continue reading

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