18 Feb

Let’s Talk, Let’s Play

Let's Talk, Let's Play - Jane Eliot

AWSNA Publications is offering a huge Presidents Day sale on some of their books just now, and my mother’s marvelous LET’S TALK, LET’S PLAY is 50% off until February 28!

Let’s Talk, Let’s Play guides parents in showing their young children how to learn from life.

AWSNA Publications is part of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. My mother’s knowledge of and insights into Waldorf Education are at the heart of the book. Here’s how the publisher describes it:

“The author moves with ease and confidence on how to teach young children in poetry, song, and play.

She explains both why and how archetypal games grow out of the nature of children and language.”

This book was praised and excerpted in Rahima Baldwin’s You Are Your Child’s First Teacher.

It’s half its original $14 price – only $7!!!!!


25 Jul

One year later…

by Samantha StierOne year ago today my beloved mother suffered a massive stroke. We brought her home to Paloma Ave, just a block from the Pacific Ocean, where she drew her last breath one week later. As I stayed close by her those last few days, I browsed among all her marvelous writings and came across a poem she had written that I want to share with you now:

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13 Apr

Letters to Samuel HC Knapp

Letters to Samuel Hazelton Coates Knapp from William Saroyan and Tallulah Bankhead. Sam was Jane’s brother.

“there is no longer a publishing house that publishes a writer, only occasional books that look like money-makers” – William Saroyan 1968