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Finding yourself amongst the Masters

I need beauty in my life. I need it for inspiration, for relaxation and for rejuvenation. I need beauty to satisfy my creative soul and soothe the savage Mama’s-over-tired-can-you-please-leave-me-alone-for-more-than-10-minutes beast.  More often than not, I get no such respite. But this weekend with the bizarrely perfect near 60 degree late Winter weather in the East,…

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On the occasion of 11-11-11 . . .

I wrote two blog pieces in August, shortly before and immediately after the passing of my beloved Grandfather, Calvin J. Goodman.  Rarely a day has gone by since then that I have not thought of Grandpa and in my inimitable fashion, I often ask for a sign so I know he is with me.  Today…

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Art imitating life? You decide.

Peeling back the cover of his Zen soy pudding cup, my 7 yr. old son stopped, wide eyed and strangely silent. Curious, my 9 yr. old daughter peered in and gasped: “hey, that looks like The Scream”. Life imitating art?  You decide. Of course, my daughter was convinced her next spoonful of the vanilla version strangely…

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