art and aging

“The Older I Get” Inspired Painting

Alan Jackson’s song The Older I Get combines a reminiscent melody with lyrical insights about being old that are both memorable and profound.  I especially like the verse about friendships and added it to one of my painting, which proved…

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Divine Construct

Between the mundane and the horrific lies a divine construct trying to signal us reassurance and hope that there is a bigger game at play here, one that your heart will recognize and draw courage from as we make our…

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Old Age is the Stage

Art is the great decoder of unintelligible worlds like old age. In psychology we call this decoding ‘sensemaking’ and the plays about aging in this splendid article are sensemaking at its finest. As important, they give old age a humanizing…

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