Joyce Hifler to the rescue! The book, Pathways. Some of you may know I open up to a page to find something applicable and it always seems to be right there!. Much to my surprise, I found the following. Rip van Winkle? Hifler writes. “Rip van Winkle, the classic character of the long nap, would… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! “I Won’t Count This One!___”
The origin of the name Dada is ambiguous, considered a nonsensical word. The word came out of a negative reaction to the atrocities of the First World War. It became both an art and literary movement, both based on deliberate irrationality and negation of traditional artistic values. This was an international movement, pulled together a… Continue reading The Dada Movement
“It is good to know what is going on in the world___we need to be aware of situations and circumstances that affect out lives daily___but we can become so saturated with outside information that we lose track of our own minds, our own ability to think past what we have repeated and repeated to us… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! What Is Going On In The World?
With all that is going on in the world, ___Things can feel very direr, and it feels like the whole world has hit rock bottom! So what is rock bottom? What comes to mind? My recall is one of being a kid learning how to swim, and trusting myself to jumps of the wharf where… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! Rock bottom?
Here, I sit coffee at hand, relishing the quiet? Today there is chatter abound with family visiting. They are in the living room, and I am in the studio working for a bit. My hubby Thomas needed some over due medical attention, so our daughter came up from Rhode Island after being cleared of COVID.… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! Silence is Golden!
“The doors of perception are in fact the sensory portals though which we experience the world. In human beings, as in most animals, informational environment inputs are processed through the sensory modalities all of us are familiar with” sights, sound, taste, smell, and feelings__which is similar to touche but different from emotion, i.e., how a… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! Perception____.
There is always time to seek those small instances in every life that makes it grow. Anyone can pinpoint a certain time or place that has served as the turning point to stretch the mind and thinking past that small beginning. The ways to grow without number if the person is alert and tuned into… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine!