I feel lucky to live where I do, and try to take advantage of as much going on in my community as I can.
The Collingwood Book Festival is INCREDIBLE, get to it every year if you can.
A group in my neighborhood called Booze & Haiku meets to write suburban angst haiku!
The Rosenbach Museum in Philly has a special exhibit on Herman Melville … with cocktail events!
I found an interesting message in the centerpiece …
I am proud to call the coordinator of a public-library-based poetry workshop my friend. Since it is open to the public, we had some kids attend a recent meeting. It became my FAVORITE POETRY WORKSHOP EVER when they invented this technique of hiding something surprising in an ordinary-looking picture:
I also joined my local environmental group and helped clear a park of invasive ivy:
Plus I highly recommend taking a one-night class at a craft studio if you’re lucky enough to live by one. I present: The Fabric Star