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Stories by Heidi Y.
Posted 02/18/21 by Heidi Y.
To be or not to be--that is the question,” says Bill Shakespeare’s Hamlet. But is it? As simple as Hamlet tries to frame that question, just simply being - is easier said than done in this year 2021, when after months of having to put things off we are asked to do even more. More. Waiting.Continue Reading: The Motivation to Be or How to Wait in This New Year of So Much Anticipated Waiting
Posted 09/11/20 by Heidi Y.
The overwhelming consensus for the best viewing of dark sky areas in the U.S. is in the western United States. There is one more place in the U.S. that should be put on the dark sky list and that is in rural Michigan. At 3:18 am to be precise in the farmlands of nowhere, on a cool, clear morning.Continue Reading: 3:18, The Milky Way And Non-Fiction
Posted 04/27/20 by Heidi Y.
Reflections on the qualities of nature, whether we are physically there or not.Continue Reading: The Calming Hope of Snapping Turtles
Posted 12/09/19 by Heidi Y.
As the old saying goes: We are the ones rescued, not her.Continue Reading: A Hunting Dog We Will Go: Rescue Dogs
Posted 05/16/19 by Heidi Y.
A wonderful selection of children's picture books perfect to read anytime.Continue Reading: What Do You Mean I Can't Throw?
Posted 03/29/19 by Heidi Y.
Timeless picture books demonstrating the power of friendship that are great to read anytime.Continue Reading: How to Help a Friend!
Posted 02/22/19 by Heidi Y.
Endearing picture books featuring mother and child.Continue Reading: Mysterious Mother Search
Posted 12/28/18 by Heidi Y.
A variety of counting books to teach young children about numbers in an entertaining way.Continue Reading: Counting Books for Preschoolers
Posted 11/30/18 by Heidi Y.
Fun picture books for kids featuring animal adventures and humorous stories.Continue Reading: Picture Books Featuring Animal Adventures Perfect for Preschoolers
Posted 11/09/18 by Heidi Y.
Fun stories for kids full of humor and great illustrations.Continue Reading: Fun Stories for Kids from Preschool through Grade 2
Posted 09/13/18 by Heidi Y.
Learn more about one of the most beautiful birds in this part of the world - the Sandhill Crane.Continue Reading: Squawnkers: Sandhill Cranes and Birding
Posted 08/17/18 by Heidi Y.
Imaginative and engaging picture books your child is sure to love.Continue Reading: Fun and Engaging Stories to Read to Your Child
Posted 07/25/18 by Heidi Y.
Stories perfect as back-to-school reads, for budding artists and for fans of humorous picture books.Continue Reading: Picture Books Perfect for Kids Who Love Imaginative Stories
Posted 06/13/18 by Heidi Y.
Wordless picture books that are beautifully illustrated and incredibly imaginative.Continue Reading: Wonderful Wordless Picture Books
Posted 06/04/18 by Heidi Y.
Babies are wonderful, beautiful and thoroughly amazing human beings. Baby storytime gives babies and their caregivers the chance of developing early literacy skills together at the library.Continue Reading: Babies vs Babytime
Posted 05/14/18 by Heidi Y.
Storytelling is the way I connect with other human beings, every day. One of the most amazing audiences to engage and connect with are adults with Alzheimer’s Disease.Continue Reading: Storytelling and Our Communities: Part II: Alzheimers
Posted 05/10/18 by Heidi Y.
Storytelling is the way I connect with other human beings, every day. One of the most worthwhile audiences to engage and connect with are children with Autism.Continue Reading: Storytelling and Our Communities: Part I: Autism
Posted 05/09/18 by Heidi Y.
Feel good picture books that will make you smile.Continue Reading: Classic Picture Books You and Your Children Will Love
Posted 04/11/18 by Heidi Y.
Amusing stories perfect for young children.Continue Reading: Humorous Storybooks to Read to Your Preschooler
Posted 04/09/18 by Heidi Y.
A celebration of the sport of kayaking and the trials of married life.Continue Reading: Yakking in a Pond