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Jul 16, 2018

“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.”

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity”  So wrote John Muir in  Our National Parks. I also used his words for the title of this article.

When we are constantly bombarded by disturbing news, it is good to step away for a while. We need…  MORE >>

Jul 9, 2018

Give Peas a Chance

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Okay, I couldn't resist the title "Give Peas a Chance" after last week's "Give Peace a Chance".  These two articles aren't as far apart as you might think - one about peacemaking and one about food.  People come together around the table.  A sense of community is established. There are traditions around food.  Religious traditions of feasting and fasting, of sacrifice and…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Jul 2, 2018

Give Peace a Chance

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

We didn't achieve independence through peaceful means. Talking and protesting weren't getting the colonists who wanted to separate from England anywhere. So they revolted and out of a bloody war, the United States was born.

Peace is such a huge topic. We wish and hope and pray for it so fervently, but again and again, history repeats itself and violence breaks out.  Will the…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Jun 25, 2018


Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

Recently, I was walking around Green Lake, and I saw a woman sitting at a table that had a sign on it: "Free Poems". Of course I wanted a poem! We talked for quite awhile, and this is what she wrote:


I read to find the answer to the mystery between these pages -

You are writing me the way I live -

You travel through my heart -

I feel your…  MORE >>