Monthly Archives: November 2010

>Loring Cornish – Visionary Artist

> Loring Cornish’s mosaic glass house on Parkwood Avenue in Baltimore.Photo © by Bonnie Schupp Artist Loring Cornish standing on glass floor in a room inside his house. Photo © by Bonnie Schupp. When you see Loring Cornish’s art, you … Continue reading

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>Friday and Heaven’s Pearly Gates

> Heaven ©Bonnie J. Schupp Today? How can it be Friday already? I blinked and another week passed! I’m in the third quarter of my life, or the fourth quarter, depending on how long I might live. Days no longer … Continue reading

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>Professional Mohel

> Created by Bonnie Schupp My husband David found an interesting business card while taking care of his mother’s things after she died. It was a card from the mohel who presided at his bris. Always one to find a … Continue reading

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>Perception and Reality

> (Photo: Bonnie Schupp) “Your assumptions are your windows on the world.  Scrub them off every once in a while or the light won’t come in.”Isaac Asimov A couple days ago, I heard Bill O’Reilly comment, “Perception is reality.” It … Continue reading

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>Medical Attention …

>…might be based on who people think you are. Me and my father in a moment captured on a cheap cell phone. This week, within a two-day period, I visited three hospitals. For once, I didn’t need medical care but … Continue reading

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>How We Perceive

>I have Muslim friends and acquaintances. Their religion, their belief, has never been a factor in our connections. But I suspect it does affect some encounters they might have from day to day because of Islamophobia, because of illogical and … Continue reading

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>Segway to New Experiences

>            David and Bonnie pause on Annapolis SegZone tour. Photo by owner and tour leader, Debbie Wilson. Bonnie practices before the tour. Photo by David. Ettlin   David feeling confident of his new Segway skills. Photo by Bonnie Schupp … Continue reading

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