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Children and Electronic Devices

A teenager captured in the wild, bathed in the blue glow of an unseen screen.

A teenager captured in the wild, bathed in the blue glow of an unseen screen.

In this time of predominance of electronic devices, parents and caregivers must be mindful about our screen time decisions for children. Studies have already shown effects from copious access to on-screen entertainment that give reason…Continue Reading

The Ocean of Our Inner Selves

Storm clouds and shimmering rays of light over the San Francisco Bay, photo by Paprika Clark, 2018.

Naomi Epel refers to herself as a “literary escort” as she shares virtually verbatim conversations with writers about their dreams and how they affect the creative process in her book Writers Dreaming (3). I confess, I…Continue Reading

Tiny House Resume

Paprika Clark Tiny House Instructor Bungalow to Go | August 2010 to November 2016 | proprietor with partner D. Pankow designing and building tiny homes on wheels, consulting on tiny house projects, drafting and 3D modeling, conducting regulatory…Continue Reading

Core Wisdom for Effective Action

Eight men pushing the Towhee tiny house on wheels into place on a residential plot in Malibu California. Photo by Paprika Clark, 2011.

Eight men pushing the Towhee tiny house on wheels into place on a residential plot in Malibu California. Photo by Paprika Clark, 2011.

This is a round up of several of the most pithy but powerful bits of guidance I use as touchstones when I’m feeling stuck, gathered from many sources. Be meticulous with your word. Don’t take…Continue Reading