Art

Mary Oliver’s Passing

I am a long time admirer of Mary Oliver’s poetry and was saddened by her passing last Thursday.  When asked what she had done with her life, she was quoted as saying, “I learned how to love and be loved,”…

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New Art Gallery

My online art gallery, End of the World Art, is up and running . Here is the link  www.endoftheworldart.com Under the “Shop” tab, check out my recently released “Note Cards” set entitled The Last Time that is an inexpensive yet…

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A Dream of the Future Arriving

A recent work I completed in the insomniac zone, when the weight of the world is too much and it was time to get up and paint at 3:00 am Imagination is more important than knowledge…Einstein…

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4-Point Caregiver Check Up

Whether you are just entering the caregiving arena or are a seasoned veteran of caring for your aging parents, this four point check up is a good way to prevent or course correct the inherent tendency for all of us…

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The Pull Of What You Really Love: Part 2

In part one of this blog, I talked about how I rediscovered painting after decades of dormancy.  Part two represents the next chapter in the journey. In mid- November, 2018  I will be releasing a limited edition of 20 of…

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The Pull Of What You Really Love…

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love…Rumi This is one of my recent paintings and I thought the quote by Rumi was apropos for describing my long-delayed return to painting after decades of…

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What can I learn from being older?

“The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leave behind”…William Wordsworth   Aging leaves in its wake lessons about being older.  First and foremost, aging adults come to understand that life is hard for everyone. This…

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What Are My Choices In Being Older?

Ever tired. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better…Samuel Becket Aging takes its toll. It is easy to become defeated by losses and setbacks. Withdrawal and isolation are common is a society that venerates youth and sees …

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