Spring 2023 Issue

Skipping Stones

Vol. 35, No. 1                           March – August 2023                         ISSN: 0899-529X

Women in S.T.E.M. • Artistic Expressions • Peace • Birds in Western U.S.

 2         Common Birds in the Western United States

 6         Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Contest

   As the Deer Bleat • Rosalind Franklin • Elizabeth Gooking Greenleaf

 9         Friend

10        Library Dumplings  •  Adventure

11       Gods of India  •  How Does it Feel to be New?

12       Mountain Serenity, a poster with photos and a poem

14       Artworks by Eric Chen, Landis Shen, and Angel Vale

17       The Mother Tree  •  Fairytale

18       Poetry Page: An Eternal State  •  A Rose  •  Brown Town 

19        A Letter to the Creator, translated from Ukrainian by the author

20       Caged, a poem about the climate crisis

21       What is a Dream?  •  Peace  •  Nature’s Plight

22       Artistic Expressions by Students in Oregon

25       The Power of  Voices

26        When an Argument Creates Peace

27       Unharmony

28       You vs. Society  •  Home  •  Short

29       Making Peace in Corona

30       Pointe Shoes

31       Do Not Flush

32       Converge, Coalesce, Consolidate, and Create Community  •  Together We Soar  •  In My Heart

33       Forgotten Tastes of Hong Kong

34       A Wrangled World

35       Photos: Antelope Island (Great Salt Lake) and Bear River Bird Refuge   

         Regular Departments

Cover     Morning Sky” by Ishika Chakraborty, age 14, Oregon. See p. 22.

 3        From the Editor

 5        BookShelf

10       Cultural Collage

12       What’s on Your Mind?:  Reminiscence  •  Mountain Serenity

16       Skipping Stones Stew

36      Photos: Bear River Bird Refuge in Utah

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