By Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Eight women attended our 2 hour SJF Communications Haiku workshop 'Capturing Your Creativity With Haiku' on January 18th, 2020 at the Poway Community Library. We began with an interactive fun 'ice-breaker' - getting to know each other a bit more. Next, after introductions and a review of my work … Continue reading We Captured Our Creativity With Haiku!
Thank you for listening to our launch of the 'SJF Buzz' Podcast at SJF Communications! And now... Welcome to the 'SJF Buzz' Episode 2 Podcast! Have a listen! The Poem: Night Shift by Susan J. Farese, MSN, RN Future episodes will include interviews with interesting guests! We'll explore different career paths, learn about people from other … Continue reading SJF Buzz – Episode 2 – Tribute Poem to Nurses – ‘Night Shift’
By Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications I am a former Navy and Army Nurse (Major) with both masters and bachelors degrees in Nursing, as well as a creative veteran artist with past and present experience in a variety of the creative arts. From dance lessons as a young child into my teens, drama/theatre and chorus … Continue reading BR McDonald Interviews Susan Farese – Veteran Artist Program Podcast Episode 36
A quick visit to Lake Poway today yielded a few surprises! Once we arrived it only took a few minutes to see a 'capture' of a baby rattlesnake, reported to the ranger by a man fishing along the water's edge. Only a few minutes later, someone behind us shouted 'he's got a fish'! We looked … Continue reading Lake Poway: Osprey, Snakes, Coots & Haiku…Oh MY!
In honor of National Poetry Writing Month (#napowrimo) I have mastered the first few days in previous blog posts and am attempting to keep it going (with and without prompts)! As I have stated previously, I've been a Mentor at San Diego State University in their Aztec Mentor Program since 2016. Mentoring has been an inspirational … Continue reading National Poetry Writing Month Day #3 ‘Thriving’ – Haiku & Photos
A chilly cloudy day with some cool sightings at the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center, San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy with a #Haiku. Photos and Haiku by Susan Farese, SJF Communications Ode to Bird Watching! Bird Watching is FUN! Challenging and exciting (But pay attention)! All of a sudden One might grace with their presence And … Continue reading Cloudy & Chilly Day Bird Watching (& Haiku)- San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy
Note from Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications: Delaney Heil is my Mentee in the Aztec Mentor Program at San Diego State University (SDSU). An Honors Program Student, Delaney is studying Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication and is Minoring in Biology. This interview was part of Delaney's PR assignment and as her Mentor I wanted … Continue reading Guest Post: Delaney Heil Interviews Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications
Please join me at my next SJF Communications Workshop: 'Capturing your Creativity: Haiku Poetry' with Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 2:30 - 4:30 pm (All levels welcome) at San Diego Writers Ink Arts District Liberty Station 2730 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego 92106 #202-204, Barracks 16, 2nd floor above Women's Museum Hope … Continue reading Capturing your Creativity: Haiku Poetry with Susan J. Farese 4/7/18 at San Diego Writers Ink
For Kate by Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Tonight we said goodbye to Kate So fiercely talented, in the know. Loving Wife, guiding Mom to her daughters With pen in hand, her words would flow... She touched many lives in so many ways by guiding and writing & teaching A Theatre Mom supporting the arts … Continue reading Sunset and Moon for Kate, October 25, 2015
I wrote "Night Shift" as a result of working many nights as an RN. The poem was published in my book "Poetic Expressions in Nursing...Sharing the Caring" in 1991. Dedicated to Night Shift Nurses: Past, Present, Future!. Night Shift by Susan J. Farese, MSN, RN Night Shift... So dear to me Despite Its circadian disruption. … Continue reading Poetic Expressions: “NIGHT SHIFT” by Susan J. Farese, MSN, RN, SJF Communications