Dear Readers:

Monday, January 11th, 2021


Dear Readers: In light of what we all witnessed January 6th, we at WordSmith have decided to hold ‘Trees’ until February, and do a complete issue on ‘Who We Really Are.’  We witnessed in outrage and pain who we are…

Welcome to Flight 2021

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021


Hello, welcome to Flight #2021. We are prepared to take off into the New Year. Please make sure your Attitude and Blessings are secured and locked in an upright position. All self-destructive devices should be turned off at this time.…

Light

Monday, December 14th, 2020


This month’s Word/Smith—our last of the year—during the darkest time of the year in the US, is all about Light.  Please join us as we explore this theme.  If you haven’t signed up, you may sign up here.  It’s free,…

November’s Word/Smith is a blessing

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020


November’s Word/Smith is a blessing…literally. If you haven’t subscribed, press the link here. It’s free, once a month, and your information is never shared.

October

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020


October is our month at Word/Smith for Magic. The bubbly, effervescent, ‘something amazing is about to happen’ kind. I figure the world has seen enough of the hating and fearing each other and spit-spot vanquishing kind of magic that creates…

Bravery

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020


September’s theme for Word/Smith is ‘Bravery', which comes in a dazzling array of sizes. A friend sent me a photo this week I haven’t seen in about forty years. While an Alaska native, I’d grown up Outside and one day…

Play! August W/W

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020


Isn’t it about time? Are you ready yet?  Buckle up, this issue of Word/Smith  is all about PLAY: the science., mechanics and sheer fun of it. If you haven’t subscribed yet to Word/Smith, you can press the link here. It’s…

Freedom

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020


A few words this July about Freedom, our theme for Word/Smith this month.   [caption id="attachment_939" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eugene and Marie Weschenfelder, their dog, Fritzi, and their homesteaded land, Spuhn Island[/caption] This one’s a shout-out, a lovenote, to my immigrant…

GRADUATION

Thursday, June 4th, 2020


It’s June and we’ve had a difficult May, all of us.  Word/Smith this month is about Graduation.   Synthesizing what we’ve learned, and when possible, honoring our experience and celebrating the moments to come. Perhaps during the heartbreaking events of the…

The Big Take-Away

Monday, May 4th, 2020


First, I need to say, I send compassion to those out of work, in pain or hungry, the ones afraid they could lose their homes, or even worse, a loved one, to this terrible and awful thing.  Or already have.…