Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Creative Population

We’ve been catching up on our reading lately and just finished a provocative article in Newsweek (July 2010) about the documented decline of creativity in American culture over the past 20 years, most alarmingly among those emerging from their student … Continue reading

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Rilke

Works of art are of an infinite solitude, and no means of approach is so useless as criticism. Only love can touch and hold them and be fair to them. Rainer Maria Rilke -Letters to a Young Poet

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Diamonds in the rough

Sometimes the most beautiful and amazing things appear out of chaos and upheaval, and last night’s performance by Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons at the Purple Fiddle is a prime example of this. Everything seemed to be working against … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be Creative?

When I (Gerri) was 3 years old, I met Carol, who would become one of my best friends through elementary school. Carol was always drawing horses and creating wonderful outfits for the paper dolls she drew. I was baffled by … Continue reading

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