Ellen L. Cannon
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A self taught, pastel and digital artist, I am also a writer/poet by nature.(a retired mental health clinician, program designer/ supervisor and end-of-life care specialist, by necessity)

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Basic Developmental Needs of Children

Posted on May 14, 2013 at 8:10am 5 Comments

     Social development of the majority of children is learned by trial and error, while interacting with peers of similar age and gender. Preschoolers ’interactions become progressively social, evolving from time spent in independent solitary play, to cooperative play, using peer-to-peer…


One More Call for Liberty and Justice for All

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

As human civilization progresses, cultures gradually come to the realization that injustices that were socially promoted and tolerated under past social constructs are, in current societal context, unjustifiable and unacceptable. Throughout history, during social transitions and/or upheavals, the great majority at first clings to traditional prejudices until it becomes apparent that the overall culture will not disintegrate when classes of people, once repressed, are allowed full and equal… Continue

My Ten Books by Age

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 4:27pm 4 Comments

An only child till age 5 1/2, I was the beneficiary of having been regularly read to, by my four grandparents and father. I will ever be grateful for the love of books they left to me, as their lasting legacy.…


Smokey Sang it Wrong

Posted on January 13, 2013 at 11:24am 1 Comment

Smokey sang it wrong

These are not traced tracks of tears

I weep…


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2 Questions for Kosh and Jon

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LO;}ng Ago and Far Away (Vignette)

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Greeting of the Day

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Go Big or Go Home

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Waiting And Seeing

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Leaving the Purple House

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As Luck Would Have It

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