Category Archives: Creating/Art/Music/Photography

Grandparenting 101, cont.

Day One (Friday, May 9) A four-hour drive to Brooklyn that included a 10-mile backup in CT on Rte. 95 to visit son, Koji, Maiga (my DIL), and grandson, Sean, now 16 months old already.  After a Mother’s Day lunch, … Continue reading

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On Handwork

Listen to the lilting, soothing, meditative voice of *Renate Hiller in this short video, and you will find a precious gem. She says, “Our destiny is written in the hand. And what do we do in our modern world with … Continue reading

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Know Who You Are

A reunion performance of retired dancers from the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre on New Year’s Eve.  Wow.  I used to go to watch this company every year when they came to UMass back when I was in college…back when Judith … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Beautiful Woman

Alice Herz was 40 when the Nazis took her.  Now, she’s outlived them and has something incredible to say.  Here’s what keeps her more passionate about life than most 20-somethings out there.  (from UPWORTHY.com) Treat yourself to this: Yours in … Continue reading

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Methuselah in Reverse

A friend recently pointed out that the first ten photos from Tom Hussey’s Mirror Series reminded her of my Dad’s poem, below, from my post, Senior Situations.  Please take the time to enjoy Hussey’s artistic and poignant shots.  You will … Continue reading

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Getting off that Proverbial Couch

Tyler Tervooren’s post on how to be an artist from his blog, Advanced Riskology, gives us impetus to get up off the couch and create and keep young and vibrant. He says the focus of the artist is creation first … Continue reading

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