Category: Interests

Discontentment: Art 1972

Paper “Discontentment” was originally written in 1972 when I was in high school. I did make some corrections, put drawings in text and updated the method for showing references within the text: Cavemen had clubs & tools; we have bombs & machines. The Chinese… Continue Reading “Discontentment: Art 1972”

Unique White Plains Retail

White Plains (WP) has lots stores but here is a listing of unique shops: Art: Thomsoms’s Art & Frame at 9thomsonsartcenter.com  ArtsWestchester (Gallery/Shop, Individual Artist Gallery/Sales & Special sales)  Muse Paintbar (84 Mamaroneck Ave) Music: Sam Ash Music Store at samashmusic.com  D Z Strad… Continue Reading “Unique White Plains Retail”

Mark Gertler: British Artist

Mark Gertler the British Artist (1891-1939) is of great interest to me. Mark was born in London as the youngest child of Jewish immigrants Louis Gertler and Kate Berenbaum (known as Golda). He had 4 older siblings Deborah, Harry, Sophie and Jacob. At an… Continue Reading “Mark Gertler: British Artist”

Ketogenic Diet & Diabetes

My sugar is down & surprisingly lost 20 lbs. Started change in diet in middle of Dec. 2017 by eliminating bread followed by all grain products (rice; soy) while cutting down on fruit (1/2 to 1 cup). Cutting down on carbs lowered my glucose… Continue Reading “Ketogenic Diet & Diabetes”

David Hockney at MET

                

Collecting- What Do You Collect?

I collect dolls of all sizes, miniatures, doll houses, depression glass and children’s books by famous authors. Faulkner’s The Wishing Tree, depression glass, and dolls (5 Sasha Dolls, 1 Kathy Kruse).

Suffrage Movement Comes to White Plains: “Give Us Your Vote” at ArtsWestchester

Visited ArtsWestchester’s exhibit on Suffrage Movements- “Give us the Vote” that ends Jan 27, 2018.              

A Good Read

I’m an avid mystery book reader. Some of my favorite mystery authors include: Jonathan Kellerman          Karin Slaughter             Martha Grimes Linda Feinstein                   Sue Grafton      … Continue Reading “A Good Read”

“Gilbert Cannan and His Mill” by Mark Gertler

Saw “Finding Netherlands” musical on Broadway and there was a scene with a merry go round and all I could think was that’s Mark Gertler’s painting. Women had hats with the flat tops just like in painting. There are videos you might access for… Continue Reading ““Gilbert Cannan and His Mill” by Mark Gertler”

Where Are You From? Ancestry 101

Census 2010 identifying 6 racial groups in US (White, Black or Afro American, Asian, Hawaiian and other). Census results again put German (45+ million) as the top ancestry group that US residents identify with followed by Irish (33+million), English (24+million), American (21+million) or those… Continue Reading “Where Are You From? Ancestry 101”

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