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Make Better Stories

Make Better Stories

by Patrick McNerthney (Drum roll…)The decisions we make all evolve from a story we tell ourselves. This is great news, because who doesn’t love a good story? Like the time I was climbing up the side of an oil tanker in the middle of the night in the rain with a bag...

Fun With FAM at the FireFLy Camp!

Fun With FAM at the FireFLy Camp!

It's been our pleasure to collaborate with the Spina Bifida Association of Western PA the last several years, to provide Art, Music and Dance & Movement for the participants of their summer FireFly Camp.  This year the theme was, "Around the World." Here are...

Pay Attention to What You Pay Attention To

Pay Attention to What You Pay Attention To

by Patrick McNerthney I try to complete several projects each week, some that I don’t think are very important, and others I feel the world cannot live without. I realize that’s an odd statement, so bear with me here.  These projects involve following up on...

Bows set Arrows Free

Bows set Arrows Free

Kahlil Gibran (January 6, 1883–April 10, 1931), in a short passage from The Prophet (public library) , responded as follows when a young mother with a newborn baby at her breast, asks for advice on children and parenting: Your children are not your...

When You Are The Lead Singer

When You Are The Lead Singer

by Patrick McNerthney Everyone should work in food service or customer service at some point in their lives. Just look at me and how fantastic I am – it’s all due to the fact that I worked as a barista for five years way back in the early 2000’s. It turns out making...

Inspired by Rainbows…

Inspired by Rainbows…

Shared by Tess Lojacono and Ausomely Able   Melvin is a five-year-old boy who has a great interest in learning new things. He loves the alphabet, numbers, drawing, and anything involving Rainbows. See more about Abilities Workshop here, and...