Is This Paradise?
Later I would wonder if contemplating paradise was a hint that the tide of my vacation was about to turn.
My Ear Exploded
The pain confused me; one moment ago I had no complaints, now it felt like someone lodged an ice pick into my skull.
My Favorite Pie Crust Recipe and Video
This recipe is easy: no need to refrigerate the dough or even roll it out. I can make the crust and a filling in under 10 minutes.
A Feature Story in the Daily Freeman about Volunteering with Ukrainian Refugees
On November 8th the Daily Freeman published a feature story about my trip to Poland where I volunteered with Ukrainian refugees.
Hudson Valley Host: A Photo Essay
Friends from Denver, Vicki and Paul, have been traveling in their RV for over four years. They were in the area, so I invited them
Front Page News. Who me?
It's so cool to have made the front page of the Hudson Valley One newspaper. Susan Farkas wrote an article on my volunteering for Ukrainian
Teaching is Like a Chess Game: or What It’s Like to be an Early Childhood Educator
It’s the third week of school. I can meet with 5 students in a 40-minute period, right?
Day 45: Last Day
Today I say goodbye to the Szafa Dobra free shop in Krakow where I have volunteered for seven weeks.
Day 43: How to Volunteer to Help Ukrainian Refugees in Krakow
Links and photos on how to volunteer to help Ukrainian refugees in Krakow, Poland.
Where is Holly Traveling this Summer?
Holly is closing her businesses for the summer and heading to Poland to support Ukrainian refugees. Anyone who wants to buy a book from...
Why I Don't Like Young Children Learning on the Computer
Let’s permit them to manipulate objects, develop curiosity, tap into creativity and partake in discovery learning while they are young.
What's Worth Counting?
What is worth counting? Holly Winter Huppert considers her options while waiting out the worst ice storm in New York State History.
5 Writing Rules for Writing Creative Nonfiction by Holly Winter Huppert
Holly Winter Huppert lists her 5 rules for writing and gives examples of each rule from her book, "Cheese for Breakfast: My Turkish Summer."
How Many Things?
Here's a quick update, or Why I'm Not Traveling This Summer Thing #1: Formulating: I've spent the last few years working to restore my...
Productivity Hack: 5 To-Do lists on One Page
While running two different businesses, a publishing company (Winuply Press) and a skin care company (Worthy Skin Care), I can become...
Picture This: A Teacher’s List of 11 Cartoon Ideas on School Reopening
Here is a list of nonfictional and fictional cartoon thoughts about schools reopening from a seasoned teacher. Go ahead... guess my mood.
It’s interesting the way illness gives me a perspective on my life. One regret burned brightest: It was something I was going to do and nev
Morning Reflections: My creek shimmers in greeting as the leaves on my trees offer a slow wave. Good morning trees. There were ducks on...
My Secret Coffee Brewing Technique
I've never liked coffee. The musty smell annoys me in the same way dirty shoes deflate others.
These days when I leave New York for a day trip, I have this unsettling daydream that something will happen while I'm out of state, like a w