Monthly Archives: May 2009


> My friend Tanika is around 25— more like exactly a quarter century— and she says she was born with a silver heart. That ain’t nothin’ declares Elijah who says he was born with a gold tooth. He’s 80—more or … Continue reading

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>Memorial Day 2009

>A cruise on the John Brown liberty ship, led to this article by David Ettlin about a WWII veteran who returns six decades later to sail once again on the ship. (Photo © by Bonnie Schupp) And here’s another perspecitve … Continue reading

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>Creative Photoshop

>Speaking of creativity… …check out this link that shows some outstanding work in Photoshop with some whimsical creativity. Example above created by Christophe Huet. Check out his photo stream on Flickr. …

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>What They’re Saying About Creativity

>Continuing on my latest posts about creativity, here are some quotations to help you further consider what creativity is: To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. (Joseph Chilton Pearce) Do not fear to be … Continue reading

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>Clang Delta – Get Creative

>Clang Delta Bonnie’s 10-Step Program to Creative Thinking Create solely for the joy of it. Let curiosity drive you. Abandon your need to fit in. Nourish the child in you and let this child come out to play. Give yourself … Continue reading

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>Creativity and Education

> Last week I attended a seminar at AVAM on Arts, Creativity & Outrageous Education Ideas. It confirmed that much of what I did before retiring as a teacher was effective—when I was given time to teach creatively and include … Continue reading

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>Creativity – How Ideas Happen

> v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Birth of Ideas Fertilize the Mind How is an idea born? Paradoxically, the answer remains an enigma even to those who spend their lives creating ideas. Designers who talk about their … Continue reading

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>Creativity – AVAM

> st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } AVAM, the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, is a celebration of creativity. Rebecca Hoffberger, its founder and director, joyously embraces creativity and all those who open themselves to its possibilities. My husband David and I are … Continue reading


>Happy 90th Birthday …

> …Pete Seeger ! Read Marc Steiner’s blog on Pete Seeger. Listen to Seeger singing his famous song Turn, Turn, Turn.

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