Author Archives: mindy

Your Work Outside of Work

At my day job I was interviewed about what my work outside of work is all about. Read the interview, Spotlight on… MINDY here… Mindy Dwyer, Marketing & Graphics Assistant at The Food Co-op is multi-talented, with a Food Co-op career that spans 11 years – she started in 2009 as a Graphics Assistant, left […]

Getting Ready To Get Ready

This is a joke at our house, a phrase synonymous with procrastination, but I could argue that it does have a purpose. Left-brain can get in the way of creativity – it is thinking and worrying too much – so I give it a task, a problem to solve, keep it busy and satisfied, then […]

Finding A Way of Seeing

When we hear words are we all seeing the same picture? I remember this Magritte painting from the cover of John Berger’s “Ways of Seeing”, a mandatory reading assignment for art students. This painting from his Key of Dreams series displays simple flash card type image word pairs. They appear to be accurate, yet they […]

The Raven is Notable!

HOW RAVEN GOT HIS CROOKED NOSE is an ALSC Notable! Each year a committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children’s books. According to the Notables Criteria, “notable” is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children’s books, notable […]