TOUCHSTONES OF JOY

TOUCHSTONES OF JOY

I’m still basking in the glow of my “Touchstones of Joy” exhibition that opened last month at Thelma Harris Art Gallery in Oakland, CA.

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TOGETHER TIME!

TOGETHER TIME!

In the season where family looms large, Keith and I decided to take some time for ourselves. The timeline was predictable: Months before...

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THE LIST

THE LIST

At the end of the month, just 69 days after spending three weeks with family on the East Coast, I am heading back for another visit. Wish me luck...

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THE DIVIDING LINE

THE DIVIDING LINE

I used to think that the dividing line between youth and advanced age was taste in music. Now, as I scoot my cart down the aisles...

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YEAR OF THE RETURN, PART 1

YEAR OF THE RETURN, PART 1

On a scale of 1 to 10, my interest in visiting Accra, Ghana was about 3. This had nothing to do with the country itself; in my mind it just seemed ...

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REDEFINING AQUAMARINE

REDEFINING AQUAMARINE

Derived from the Latin words aqua marinus, meaning “water of the sea,” aquamarine is a beryl that ranges from the almost clear blue green...

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ONE HISTORY, OF MANY...

ONE HISTORY, OF MANY...

My parents are moving to the neighborhood! Since my husband and I first moved to Montclair, they have been enamored this quiet little enclave...

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A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR

A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR

Expectations are high. Intentions filled with optimism have been set, and thanks to a self-imposed period of cocooning at home after Christmas...

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