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TOP 7 Surprising Benefits: Keeping a Journal

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Why do you journal? When I am feeling so stressed (to the point of busting in to tears) I pull out a journal and make a list. Theres just something about writing everything down that helps me feel so much better after! I list all the stressors on the left side of the page and once I've gotten everything out on paper I write ideas/solutions to those stressors on the right side of the page. I most definitely get the journaling benefit of Healing. What benefits from journaling are you receiving? Tell us on Instagram in our post "10 Surprising Benefits:...

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Summer is Coming!

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"Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and in all the nooks" -Dr.Seuss   What better addition to your stacks of beloved books than vintage, up-cycled journals? Up coming Festivals:Moab Arts Festival May 27th-28th (http://www.moabartsfestival.org), Park Silly Sundays June 4th   (http://www.parksillysundaymarket.com), Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers market June 10th (https://www.slcfarmersmarket.org) There are plenty of opportunities to get some great graduation, summer and travel themed journals for your loved ones and yourself! Also check out our unique light switch covers, monopoly notepads and purses featured below! We look forward to seeing you soon!     Happy Almost-summer!...

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Community Read Aloud - The Vermont Side of Things

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Randolph, VT is a small town in the center of the state, with about 5,000 residents.  It has three elementary schools within the supervisory union feeding into one high school.  Those schools are central to the life of the community and once a year the community comes out to support the literacy of it’s youngest citizens. The Community Read-Aloud has been going on for about ten years.  The purpose is to bring students and community members together to share their love of reading.  Students get to see that reading doesn’t just happen in school, but in the post office, the...

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The Vermont Side of Things

Posted by Terry . on

I love libraries.  I loved going to the library as a child and continue to visit and support them today.  They exude a sense of peace and tranquility while offering the gift of unending resources and knowledge.    New England seems to have a library in every town, large or small.  Vermont has  183 public libraries, pretty much one for every town in the state. The buildings come in all sizes from tiny single room buildings to grandiose marble and granite structures.  I feel as though I’ve seen all the different permutations of libraries, but this past weekend I saw...

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Tarzan Journal Presented to Gov. Gary Herbert

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More than 1,000 business leaders from around Utah gathered at the 10th Annual Utah Economic Summit, April 15, 2016. Red Barn was honored to be invited by Scott Anderson, the President and CEO of ZIONS Bank, the premier sponsor of the event. In his speech, Scott Anderson highlighted the many start-up companies that competed in the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, Red Barn being one of them.In his closing remarks, he presented Utah Governor Gary Herbert with a custom journal.  Specializing in personalized gifts, Red Barn did a little research and discovered that some of the Governor's favorite books included Tarzan and...

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