Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Nobody Just Cleans Toilets

Adrian Fogelin Most of us have better selves disguised as cleaning ladies. Fresh out of art school I got a job as the illustrator for The Baltimore Zoo. Orgie Kimball worked there too, and had for many years.  When I met her she was a stooped and tired woman who wore a powder blue smock …

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Who Says You Can’t Go Home

Bon Jovi I went as far as I could, I tried to find a new face There isn’t one of these lines that I would erase I lived a million miles of memories on that road With every step I take I know that I’m not alone   More music by Bon Jovi

Healing Quote of the Day

Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly.  –Leo Tolstoy

The Power of One

Bryce Courtenay Set in a world torn apart, where man enslaves his fellow man and freedom remains elusive, The Power of One is the moving story of one young man’s search for the love that binds friends, the passion that binds lovers, and the realization that it takes only one to change the world. A …

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Alamance Pasture

Jane Filer The space of not knowing something is a little bit scary, but it is excellent, because the possibilities that I have at my fingertips then are limitless. – Jane Filer Visit Jane Filer’s Webpage View Jane Filer Painting and Creativity  

At Home

MJ of Emjayandthem After several days we moved Mom back to her house and I saw a change in her that I hadn’t expected:  I saw her at home, in her element, and back in control.  I watched as she whipped her oxygen cord around like a lariat and laughed when I got myself caught …

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Beautiful Day

U2 The heart is a bloom Shoots up through the stony ground There’s no room No space to rent in this town… It’s a beautiful day Sky falls, you feel like It’s a beautiful day Don’t let it get away     More from U2


Eleanor Lerman This is what life does. It lets you walk up to the store to buy breakfast and the paper, on a stiff knee. It lets you choose the way you have your eggs, your coffee. Then it sits a fisherman down beside you at the counter who say, Last night, the channel was …

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Charlotte’s Web

E. B. White “What’s miraculous about a spider’s web?” said Mrs. Arable. “I don’t see why you say a web is a miracle-it’s just a web.” “Ever try to spin one?” asked Dr. Dorian.   Find Charlotte’s Web on Goodreads

Sky Burial

Bethany Shorb I wanted to offer a piece that gave reverence to that reinterring of both the physical body and the spirit… Even though the Native Americans’ remains were being reinterred into the earth, I wanted to create a metaphor of them also being interred into the sky…  I wanted to do a piece that …

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