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Virtuoso

NM Painters Exhibition Opens Sept. 17

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August 11, 2017

(Note: This article was distributed by New Mexico Highlands University, Office of University Relations) A 15-year-old violinist concentrates on his complex music in Nacho Jaramillo’s painting Virtuoso. Foreboding rust-colored clouds approach in Johanna Keenan’s painting Sand Dunes Before a Storm. A Brazilian educator and American linguist, both renowned philosophers, are depicted in Erin Currier’s painting… Read More ›

Golden Years

The purpose of purpose

In a recent study, researchers at University College London found that, for people over the age of 65, a sense of purpose and overall well-being meant that they were 30 percent less likely to die over a period of eight and a half years. This study followed over 9,000 English people and found that, at… Read More ›

Sunrise

Healing in forgiveness

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16 (KJV) Forgive and forget. The forget part is hard. We mull over disappointment, wrongs done to us, wrongs we have done to others…. Read More ›

Life After a Fall

Attitude and aging gratefully

Life has sort of been on hold for my husband and me since early May when his femur broke and he had to have surgery. The surgery went well and thanks to great care at Alta Vista Regional Hospital and Vida Encantada, he came home from rehab a week earlier than anticipated. For the first… Read More ›

Aminata N. Mbodj

Aminata N. Mbodj: An Essay

Pure humanity extract, an elixir… Aminata’s resume is an amazing reflection of a young woman on a mission to be the best. Intelligent, courageous, creative, imaginative, and adventurous. When life took a train wreck of a turn, she reconnected with her love for music to center her, gain perspective and find new direction. She reached… Read More ›

Mirror Image

Buff Tough and American Made

Darlene Wright says Herd Wear products are Buff Tough. “Bison down is so warm because it has a moisture regain 12 times that of any other natural fiber. Unlike wools or synthetics, it holds your body heat even when wet.  It is naturally hypo-allergenic and most are machine washable. Wearing only makes them softer and… Read More ›

The Fence

The Fence

But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.  1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV) Life is, what it is. God’s… Read More ›

Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy

Do What You Love…

…and then share it by teaching I am proudly part of Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy, 113 Bridge Street, a new art school in Las Vegas, NM. Open house and registration day for classes will be Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Academy. Located in the heart of the Old Town commercial… Read More ›

Empty Cross

Hallelujah! Christ arose!

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. 1 Peter 3:18 On this Good Friday, it is important to remember: one tragic, ill-advised and cruel event changed everything. Despite all the ways… Read More ›

Blog Recognition: Thanks a Bunch!

My sister blogger, Aiming Flamingo, has nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award. Thank you so much Aiming Flamingo! Readers and followers are essential elements of the conversation that happens in the blogosphere. I very much appreciate your support. I’ve been blogging for several years, had a website, and created a web zine. It was driving… Read More ›

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