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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 Making of A Hula Hoop Champion

October 1, 2013

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s Uncle Sid, an amateur photographer, left behind thousands of slides, photos, and dozens of old movie reels when he went to the great photography convention in the sky. Uncle Sid was not a creative type. His garden sprouted way more signs than anything else. Each flower, bush, vegetable, and herb […]

Cappadocia, Turkey: A Real Life Fantasy

September 24, 2012

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Imagine a terrain formed millions of years ago, a vast lava plain, created by several volcanoes and their eruptions.  Fast forward through the next couple million years, through eroding winds and rain. Then imagine that thousands of years ago, hunter gatherers discovered that the basalt that created this otherworldly terrain was soft enough to carve […]

Love and War. And Love.

June 28, 2011

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There’s a iconic photo taken on August 14, 1945 by the legendary photographer Alfred Eisenstadt.  It is the day World War II ended, and the photo is called “The Kiss.”  A young soldier in Times Square (We assume he is strong, handsome, possessed of all the traits necessary to have single-handedly beaten the Germans and […]