Monthly Archives: May 2014

Jumping off the cliff on wings of words

After Maya Angelou’s death a few days ago, I heard the replay of radio interview from 1986. She talked about how she became mute after she was raped as an eight-year-old child. She did not need to say anything else … Continue reading

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Finding Your Voice writing workshops

I am accepting applications for my summer online and in-person writing workshops. Expressing myself through writing has been such a gratifying part of my life and has provided me with many opportunities. I would like to help others find joy … Continue reading

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A few words about my writing

Look on the Books page of this website for news about my already published book and my books in progress. Every so often I will be giving free books to people who come to this page, so check in now … Continue reading

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More easy ways to use less plastic

Loving, protecting and living on the earth! Plastic – part 3 In a recent post, I asked people to send me suggestions on easy way to use less plastic in the kitchen. Here are the suggestions I received: 1. Buy only … Continue reading

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Here I am world.

I’m Jan Krause Greene – writer, peace activist and lover of the earth. My first novel,  I Call Myself Earth Girl, was published in August of 2013 so I decided to make my blog into an author website as well as a blog. … Continue reading

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The Plastic Bank…..social plastic, an idea whose time has come!

Loving, protecting and living on the earth  Another post about plastic, but this one is good news! This will be very short. Please, check out the Plastic Bank – Harvesting Plastic Waste to Reduce Poverty.             … Continue reading

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Loving, protecting and living on the earth!

I write many blogs about the environment and how we must all do our part to slow climate change and to protect our natural resources. This page will be a page for sharing ideas, inventions and discoveries. I hope it … Continue reading

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The great big universe within us and all around us

Some call it spirit. Some call it love. Some call it the universe. Some call it God. Some call it interconnectedness. To me, it is what fills the heart and soul, amazes the mind and makes us feel awe.  It … Continue reading

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My new and improved website!

I spent this afternoon turning my blog into a website. I hope that all of you will go to it at  https://whataheartcanhold.wordpress.com/ Since I made the first page static, I don’t think any of it will be posted the way … Continue reading

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