Art-makers alert!

“Don’t Quit Your Day Job,” warns artist and filmmaker Juri Koll of  Los Angeles  (New York Times, November 8, 2013). Koll describes yet another unintended result of increasing college costs: full-time artists may become extinct. He explains:

“In the United States there are about 115,000 young people who graduate from college with art degrees every

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Save Venice with BioArchitecture

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

This book you’ve got to read, and it won’t take long. It is a TED book (under 20,000 words). It will amaze you to discover how our grandchildren’s world will look — and BREATHE.

TITLE: LIVING ARCHITECTURE: HOW SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY CAN REMAKE OUR CITIES AND RESHAPE OUR LIVES Rachel Armstrong

TED Books, 2012

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NevaeH Boutique Heaven

Okay – I admit it. I didn’t catch on to the name of this boutique until long after I had distributed my Christmas presents purchased there, and was in need of a black hat like the berry-colored one I ordered from this wonderful women artists’ gallery.

I happened to be there the first day they

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Bonfire season is here– even for lice.

Maya will try anything.

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

Maya reading with Auntie Ann

Officially it is autumn.  Is there any city in American that has not banned burning leaves for many years?  We can only barely remember what a great day it was when dad decided it was time that everybody in the family get out

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Do you dread Assisted Living?

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

My friend Trudy, an astonishingly productive artist, is now resigned to the fate of going into a retirement “home” to get the help she needs to deal with Parkinson’s Disease.  She has had in-home caregivers part time up until now, but needs less responsibility and more security.

The problem

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