Monthly Archives: February 2015

Films About Women 23

1 Monsoon Wedding I present another film about women that is actually directed by a woman! Monsoon Wedding is a charming film by Mira Nair, a Punjabi film maker. The story is about a young woman who is getting married … Continue reading

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Requiem for Leonard Nimoy

Originally posted on The Chequer-board of Nights and Days:
For Leonard Nimoy, who died today, the Kaddish, the traditional Jewish prayer of mourning: May the great Name of God be exalted and sanctified, throughout the world, which he has created…

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Roberto Alagna “E lucevan le stelle”

He is also Not a Soprano. I’ve never seen Tosca, but I believe Opera Per Tutti is performing Tosca this April. Perhaps I will get to see it.

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Films About Women 22

1 Little Women (1994) I saw this film for the first time when I was ten. The film tells the familiar story of the March girls, living in New England during the Civil War. The second child, Jo, the tomboy, … Continue reading

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Meditation on Irrational Thoughts Part 1

1 The idea that you must have sincere love and approval almost all the time from all the people you find significant. This is a big one from me.   I posted a few weeks ago about how I suddenly … Continue reading

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Rhineland Maidens by Waylande Gregory

This is also at the Cleveland Museum of Art. I really admire the museum’s decorative collection.

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7 Ways To Show Love To Someone With Anxiety/Depression

Originally posted on Be Brave, and Talk:
The hardest people to love are the ones who need it most. In honour of Valentine’s Day, here are some ideas for showing love to friends and family members with anxiety/ depression: 1.)…

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