What a profound quote by May Sarton – here’s a graphic to remind me.
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How many wonderful and insightful moments I have had in art classes over the years…..One day in 3-dimensional art class, instructor John Watrous said these words. I don’t remember the discussion that engendered them, or if they originally came from him or he was quoting someone else. No matter — they stuck and I’ve often […]
In 2012, I visited “The Tech” museum in downtown San Jose. I particularly enjoyed The Tech Awards Gallery, “Technology Benefiting Humanity” — it’s the only permanent museum exhibition on the West Coast that links social responsibility with technology in the areas of health, education, equality, economic development and the environment. Here are a few pictures […]
Thanks to Jane LaFazio, I’ve discovered the Prayer Flag project – “A collective project spreading peace, good will and kindness, one flag at a time…” Inspired! I’m making a series of 4 flags based on the Loving-kindness meditation: May I be filled with Loving-Kindness May I be well May I be peaceful and at ease […]
Ernest Callenbach, author of the classic environmental novel Ecotopia and other works, and founder/editor of the internationally known journal Film Quarterly, died on 16 April 2012 at the age of 83, leaving behind this document on his computer. I found it well worth reading. He eloquently expresses many of the themes which concern me regarding […]
I love NY Times correspondent Nicholas Kristoff’s work and read his column regularly. His October 4 column was worth a read – about the Occupy Wall Street movement, protesting inadequately regulated, too big to fail banks, that undermine the public interest rather than serve it. Here’s a link to it: http://nyti.ms/o115S0 Further on, he suggests […]