Fragility and strength: the beauty of glass art

April 18, 2024
Welcome to the Corning Museum of glass, about an hour and three-quarters from my hometown of Rochester, NY. It's huge---so huge! Fascinating--historically and...

Our reward is in the doing, not the equivalence

April 16, 2024
The reward for kindness is not being seen as kind, but the electricity of giving that keeps us alive.     ~Mark Nepo When I read this, it hit me like a lightning...

Eclipse eclipsed for our some of our tribe, this time

April 14, 2024
On my way to an eclipse party, I saw a real VW Bug from the old days on the road the other day--an antique! Coincidentally, I was at our East coast house --which...

A century of shoes

April 10, 2024
Here's more from the Fashioning San Francisco: a Century of Style, the retrospective of San Francisco fashion that opened at the deYoung Museum in February. These...

If aliens came down…

April 9, 2024
If aliens dropped in on us today, they'd have questions. Oh, would they have questions. Here are a few: Why do so many women look alike, with crazy-smooth skin,...

The beauty of Botticelli

April 5, 2024
Sometimes, an artist brings his era alive in such a beautiful and vivid way that you're left wanting more. Such is the case with Botticelli, whose drawings (and some...

When the world is dark, the doctor prescribes a frothy podc

April 3, 2024
Podcasts. A strange hybrid of radio show and blogpost. Since I don't have an Iphone, I wasn't really sure how to access podcasts at first. Then, I realized that...

The day we lost our innocence

March 19, 2024
We were all young like this once... our faces reflecting the innocence common to all children. What I wouldn't give for some of that now. Watching JFK: One Day in...

Power player, playboy, predator

March 15, 2024
Playboy Playmates of the Month--the girls next door, or so we were told. Beautiful. Innocent. Sweet. But is that how they were treated? Back in the day, I...

Is transactional giving truly giving?

March 13, 2024
In the shower the other morning I wondered what exactly it means to be a giver. Sure, lots of people give. And a big proportion of that number identify as givers. But...

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