More Than Repair: Elevating Memory with Kintsugi

Humanity can be callous and wasteful, but we often form attachments to things. Can connecting with sentimentality help encourage awareness? In this age of technology and mass production, we are accustomed to replacing things as they age and break down. It is usually easier to buy a new item rather than repairing an old one. … Continue reading More Than Repair: Elevating Memory with Kintsugi

Deciphering the Dream: Robert Altman’s 3 Women

Dreams allow symbols, objects and personalities to form fluid associations. Can their suspension of reality help us understand our lives? Robert Altman was having a terrible day. He had argued with Warner Brothers executives over decisions about his next film project and things had been said that couldn't be unsaid. Much worse, his wife had … Continue reading Deciphering the Dream: Robert Altman’s 3 Women

Animal Images: Inspiration from Nature, Part One

From adorable kittens and puppies to majestic lions and wolves, we love pictures of animals. What need do they fulfill? When I am attracted to the image of animal, be it a painting, a sculpture, a photo or any other representation, it is usually because I'm identifying with the creature's attributes or abilities. That kitten is so … Continue reading Animal Images: Inspiration from Nature, Part One