BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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Tori Isner, Poet: ‘You Are a Vehicle for Spirit’

I encountered dozens of wonderful people -- artists, activists, preachers and business people -- in the course of conducting interviews for "Wrestling with … [Read more...]

Retired Is a State of Mind — Six Ways to Know If You’re There Yet

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Retired is a state of mind. Not a state of paycheck, or work schedule, or commute, or how much time you spend at the … [Read more...]

The San Juan Islands Ecosystems: The Woods Are Alive — And So Are the Meadows and Beaches

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Beach, forest, wetland, meadow -- in some places the various San Juan Islands ecosystems coexist just steps from one … [Read more...]

A Patch of Fireweed in the Northwest — What Color Are Those Blossoms? Do I Need to Know?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I couldn't make up my mind about that tall stand of fireweed I saw growing on the edge of a woodlet in the Pacific Northwest … [Read more...]

San Juan Islands Flora: Or, I Cling, Therefore I Am

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Buddhists have a name for it—clinging. Westerners call it greed, getting attached to the earthly at the expensive of … [Read more...]