Known and most popular for his abstract expressionism De Kooning has a long career with much ambiguity in his pictorial work as well. He is well known for his active brushwork, charcoal over drawing, and biomorphic forms. Visible revisions and changes in figure paintings reveal fragmented images and multilayered paint surfaces. After WWII he was…

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During turbulent times, a national election stirs anxiety due to intense preoccupation about the health and welfare of all the people in our nation—adults and children. To allay this anxiety in adults taking active steps to participate in the election reduces a sense of helplessness held by individuals facing the spiraling of COVID 19 and…

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“King Lear” was remarkably performed Saturday night, Oct. 17 by talented equity actors. Shown on YouTube and Showtime it was a successful effort by unusually expressive actors who brought the play alive in an outstanding moving, dramatic portrayal of Shakespeare’s finest roles. Actors from all over the United States came together using Zoom to present…

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Some kids get exhausted. Exhaustion means extreme mental or physical fatigue. It also results from enervation, a feeling of being drained of energy or vitality; a weariness and fatigue that occurs when kids feel depleted due to stress. Different youngsters with a wide range of needs, beliefs, opinions, imaginings, intentions and goals may be suffering…

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This virus in some ways is so mysterious in the way it has changed our lives. Whatever the causes, confusions, and basic growing facts, all our lives have been changed at every stage of life. How do we deal with change and uncertainty? Primarily we try to see the truthfulness of it all and accept…

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As an author I’m forever dazzled by the magical ways the really great authors use language. For fun and interest, I’ve listed some unusual ways some of my favorite novelists put words together. Such poets are they. Hope you find these lines propelling to you in some way. I suggest you take your time. Let’s…

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Goodness is a quality that is hard to define yet is especially important during this time when the welfare of all of us is at stake. It’s a time when we need to aim at knowledge of our situation and in the quest of developing a clear conceptualization of possibilities and options that can lead…

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As parents we are under the assumption that our kids minds are filled with technological experiments and games, especially because they are so often left to themselves, but actually they are still reading about what’s happening in the emotional worlds of the story’s characters if we encourage pleasurable time to themselves, not because of COVID…

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