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10/29/18 10:00am

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Jeanne Merkel at home on Shelter Island.

Jeanne Merkel was 23 years old with three children under five when her husband left their marriage. It was an early lesson in how to navigate crisis and transition. (more…)

03/16/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Jeanne Marie Merkel in Mullaghmore, Ireland.

COURTESY PHOTO | Jeanne Marie Merkel in Mullaghmore, Ireland.

Join Jeanne Marie Merkel for an evening of Celtic music, poetry, image and storytelling at Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library on March 18.

In her presentation, “Inner and Outer Landscapes of the Celtic Soul,” Ms. Merkel will reflect on her May 2006 vision quest in Ireland and what she learned about the Celtic way of being in relationship to the earth, how it can enrich our inner lives and awaken our dedication to protecting the landscapes we love. (more…)