Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Mind of the Artist

When I look at the artwork of my husband I realize there is a part of him that I can only know through his art. It is his private space that creates this world where some have half an ear … Continue reading

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Interstellar – More Than a movie

I usually stay away from current films….all the distopias they put up on screen that are rescued by hobbits or young adults or superheroes….and to the overorchestrated music and pyrotechnics meant to cover insufficiencies in the script and the acting…but … Continue reading

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Bringing On the Solstice

As we edge closer to the darkest day of the year — and the world seems to erupt in violence and unhappiness — we look to the miracle of return. It is hard to paint in color against the dour … Continue reading

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The Growing Chill of the Holidays

I just finished sending all my cards to buoy others up in their particular faiths….and looking out the window I wonder how I can be buoyed. Today is the birthday of my son who died tragically young. He had his … Continue reading

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The Importance of Breathing

I am not black or hispanic, but certainly do not wish to be lumped in the white disdain for others on this day after the Grand Jury delivered a verdict that baffled anyone with eyes and ears and sense. Let … Continue reading

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