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Memories of Sandfields - Alfe Windsor

People often ask me how would I best describe the style of the Architecture of Sandfields Pumping Station.

I tell them that this building is Architecture parlante; it is speaking architecture that not only explains its own form, function and identity, it holds memories of people from the past, that can tell us remarkable stories of everyday individuals and shows us how they lived. 4,845 more words

Sandfields Pumping Station

25th Annual Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

What beganĀ as a backyard event in a small town neighborhood in 1990, has grown into theĀ largest storytelling festival in the west and sets the standard for festivals across the nation. 239 more words

In The Library

of mighty waters: Kerr Dam, Jacques Cousteau and the Tao Te Ching

Kerr Dam.

The concrete arch-type dam stands at 204 feet high, which is 54 feet higher than Niagara Falls. A 1,000 foot boardwalk takes you down, right above the falls, where you can enjoy an amazing view of the canyon! 412 more words

An incredible story, of an everyday person

Michael Buckle is a man who believes that what you do today is important; you are exchanging a day of your life for it. He is an everyday person who has lead a remarkable life, and has an incredible story to tell. 159 more words

Sandfields Pumping Station

REVIEW: Tales Through the Ages

I don’t know if many of you know, but this weekend was the Australia and New Zealand Literature Festival in London. So, having studied Australian history, I decided to see what was up, and I took myself off to a panel discussion about storytelling in Maori and Aboriginal cultures. 552 more words

Review

Training My Dragon Speak

For the next two weeks, I will be training my new Dragon Speak software program to learn my speech patterns to help me work on my novels. 277 more words

Writing

Storytelling Supports

I learned a valuable lesson about telling a story with a toddler today. Just because you rehearse a story (about something that just happened) orally doesn’t mean the child will be able to retell it in sequence. 289 more words

Slice Of Life