Browsing All posts tagged under »art«

Art and the Aged: The Surprising Benefits of Crafting and Creating for Seniors

February 24, 2017

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The following is a guest post from Harvey Woods, a therapist who believes strongly in the arts and creativity. He writes about creativity and self-care for a better life.                                                     […]

The Art of Aging

December 27, 2015

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  Life in the Boomer Lane, distracted by the political mayhem being perpetrated as we get closer to the 2016 election, has neglected her #1 goal in starting this blog: writing in an authentic, powerful, hilarious way about the aging process and the role of boomers in that process.  For those readers who haven’t fallen […]

One Day University: 800 Students. 70-Minute Classes. 4 Topics. 1 Amazing Experience.

November 16, 2015

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Imagine a university in which classes are taught by some of the most popular and accomplished instructors from some of the most prestigous universities around the country. Imagine that, in one day, one can take advantage of subject matter covering art, law, behavioral science, and politics. Now imagine that there are no exams, no homework, […]

The Heart of Santa Fe

July 12, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Santa Fe.  Having been there many years ago, she was eagerly anticipating the art, the food, the vistas, the laid back vibe, and the magical mix of Indian/Latino/Caucasian culture. She will bypass all of this to tell her readers about some of the extraordinary people she […]

Bring Me the Head of the Pope

May 26, 2011

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Some years back, Now Husband Dan acquired, in a very interesting and not-for-public consumption way, a much-larger-than life-size exact replica of the head of Pope John Paul II.  The sculptor was a friend of his.  We are neither Catholic nor Big Head collectors.  For this reason,the larger-than-life-size likeness of a deceased pope’s head didn’t fit […]

Working Hard at Not Making Money

December 7, 2010

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  I have a new project to not make money.  This one is designing cuff bracelets using ribbons that are twisted and knotted.  Each piece is unique, and I’m sure there is no market for them.  This got me to thinking about all the creative ways I have found over the years to not make […]

Naked People All Over My House

October 13, 2010

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A friend came over the other day and asked me why I had naked people all over my house.  Because I am unusually observant about my surroundings, I answered “Huh?” and the friend said, “Look around.  You have a naked people in every room.”  I checked the bedroom and the bathroom, but my husband Dan […]