FEATURED

From the Founder: COVID Considerations

Despite the obvious challenges, we went ahead and opened Planet Word in the “midst” of the COVID-19 pandemic. (I almost wrote “middle,” but that would imply that we had a…

From the Founder: Banned Books

If you’ve been following the “word news” lately, you’ll know that the big issue of the last few weeks has been book banning. Wait a minute, you might be excused…

From the Founder: A Year of Words

Planet Word opened officially on October 22, 2020, in the middle of the pandemic. People asked me why we’d open at such a risky time health-wise and financially, but I…

From the Founder: Communications Under Stress

Sad to say, this year, 2021, has been a particularly awful one for communications, a subject dear to Planet Word. In 2021, for example, young children, often not attending school…

From the Founder: Words that Wound

When we started to plan the exhibits we’d have at Planet Word, we always knew that one gallery would be called “Words Matter,” a room where visitors would hear real…