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Gone, but still with us

Posted February 5, 2016 @ 8:20am | by John Noltner

Gone, but still with usSometimes people touch us for just a brief time, but make a lasting impact on our lives. Some of my best friends live far away. We might not talk often, but I carry them with me through my days, and it does my heart good to simply know they are in the world.I stay in touch with several of the...

 

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Another point of view

Posted January 26, 2016 @ 7:59am | by John Noltner

Another point of viewLast week was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and on Monday I spoke to 250 educators from the Lakeville School District about A Peace of My Mind and using storytelling to build understanding and community.The exhibit was installed at the Lakeville high school media centers and...

 

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Share peace, win a book

Posted December 31, 2015 @ 10:49am | by John Noltner

Share peace, win a bookOur third printing of books was delivered yesterday, and what better way to start the new year than to share the message of peace.As we roll into ‘16, I will celebrate by giving away 16 copies of our book (plus free shipping). All you have to do is share this post on your Facebook...

 

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2015 recap

Posted December 30, 2015 @ 8:56am | by John Noltner

2015 recapI’m good at looking forward…not always so good at looking back, so I’ll offer up this year-end review for myself as much as others.Exhibits:We installed 20 exhibits in 9 different states this year. The closest was 4 blocks from my home at Normandale Community College. The...

 

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Sometimes there are bumps

Posted December 21, 2015 @ 6:03pm | by John Noltner

Sometimes there are bumpsFor the past month I have been editing through three years of transcripts, refining the stories for A Peace of My Mind’s next book. That stack of binders in the photo needs to whittle down to about 80 pages of text and I’ve been making steady progress every day. The gems of wisdom...

 

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All is Calm

Posted December 16, 2015 @ 7:59am | by John Noltner

All is CalmSometimes wonderful things just happen.With a few days notice, we had the chance to install our exhibit at Everwood Farmstead in Western Wisconsin last weekend. Their stunning historic barn is home to occasional events built around music, theater and storytelling.On Saturday evening...

 

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Gone, but still with us

Posted Friday, Feb 5 by John Noltner

Sometimes people touch us for just a brief time, but make a lasting impact on our lives. Some of my best friends live far away. We might not talk often, but I carry them with...
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