Beyond Boundaries · Essays and Tidbits From Nancy Bo Flood

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

Sitting Down to Write is Just Plain Hard

April 26, 2012

Writing is fulfilling and soul-feeding – but it’s also just plain hard.  Each time I sit down to write, I feel I am leaping off a cliff only to land in a…

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Nancy Bo Flood

Why I Teach

March 23, 2009

Who Are These People?  Who Are These Online Students? “I am leaving the country today and I will not have access to Internet until Wednesday or Thursday of next week.…

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Nancy Bo Flood

Desert Wind, Spring Wind

March 11, 2009

Listen to a performance Desert Wind, Spring Wind by Bo Flood, at www.cricketmagkids.com Performed by Pablo R., Dana R., Rebecca O., and Jon R. A performance poem in two voices, published in…

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Chief Crowfoot

What is Life?

March 10, 2009

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs…

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Take Joy, A Writer’s Guide to Loving the Craft. Jane Yolen

Take Joy

February 18, 2009

Essay 2-09-2009 – Nancy Bo Flood A toddler holds onto the edge of the couch. She looks at you, grins… lets go. Her whole face lights up with joy and…

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kobi yamada

something to think about today

February 6, 2009

Sometimes you have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down.   Yamada

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