Reading builds bridges to a better world . . . ~ J. Sewell
Maker of Masks, Restorer of Dreams by Jacquie Sewell; published by Cobblestone Magazine, March 2006; reprinted in Cobblestone Magazine, June 2017
Anna Coleman Ladd was a Boston sculptress who created lifelike masks for soldiers disfigured in WWI. Through her artistry and compassion, Ladd helped these soldiers regain their dignity and return home to their families. Read more.
Growing up my family enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles over the Christmas holidays. I continued that tradition with my own family. One morning, after an evening of "puzzling" I was inspired to write Lessons From a Jigsaw Puzzle. It was featured on Mikey's Funnies and from there traveled around the world via the Internet. You can read it here.