Some of you have heard me say that choreographer Doug Elkins has an encyclopedic memory for details, for music, and for information. He has an active and fertile mind. If you listen carefully while he speaks, his references and quotes can unlock new doors to making the most of life. Perhaps he is our 21st-century … Continue reading Doug Elkins: A Choreographer AND a Philosopher?
Can we please eliminate/eradicate the term anti-ageing? There is no such thing. Anti aging=death. It's a ridiculous phrase. It's added as a descriptive term to advertising far too frequently. It's understood to be undeniably positive, promoting everything from diets to yoga, face cream, lipstick, underwear, to acai berries. Let's be truthful. Anti aging = anti-nature. … Continue reading Return to Youth with Anti-Ageing?? Get Over It
The photographs of my life huddle together in the darkness, secure in a bedroom cabinet. They now lead quiet lives, disturbed only occasionally. They once brought only pleasure to me and upon inspection, wonder. Now going through them brings a quotient of sadness too. The scale began to tip about 10 or 15 years ago. … Continue reading The Quiet Lives of Old Photographs
What does it mean to "come home?"
Watching the take-over of our country by the politicians currently in power is a bit like watching someone you've known and respected all your life suddenly become stinking drunk, unrecognizable and out of control.tchi You might watch in disbelief. You might leave the room. Both are choices. There's a litany of words written daily … Continue reading Guess who? inexperienced, bombastic, moron, #@%*#@g moron, impulsive, mentally ill, narcissist, bully, undignified, etc.