I have loved Judd Hirsch since Taxi. See him in Vermont at the Dorset Theatre. Read about it in my latest blog post. (Oh, and Tyne Daly and brother Tim are headed to NYC)
Posted in aging, small town, Theater, vermont, violence |
Tagged Dorset Theatre Festival, Dorset Vermont, Downstairs, I’m Not Rappaport, Judd Hirsch, Theresa Rebeck, Tim Daly, Tyne Daly |
At Northern Stage, it’s 1964. Here is my latest review of Only Yesterday. It will introduce you to a Lennon and McCartney you didn’t know.
Posted in aging, art, History, Music, Northern Stage, small town, Theater, Uncategorized, vermont, writing |
Tagged Beatles, Christopher Sears, John Lennon, Only Yesterday, Paul MacCartney, Tommy Crawford |
Strolling through the streets of Montpelier this weekend . . .
Gratitude for the Byrne Foundation. The Jack Byrne Center opens, with windows designed by Sabra Field. Link below.
Posted in aging, aging in place, Architecture, art, death, Health, small town |
Tagged Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hospice care, Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care, Lebanon NH, palliative care, Sabra Field |
Upper Valley people in particular. AT DHMC THIS WEEK. This is a great film about end of life decision-making by Boston physician Atul Gawande. Jeff Shields, former dean of Vermont Law School, and his wife Genie Shields are included in this film.
Posted in age, aging, aging in place, death, Film, Health |
Tagged Atul Gawande, Being Mortal, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, DHMC, end of life decision-making, Genie Shields, Geoffrey Shields |
When it rains . . .my second lit mag publication of the year (and in the same week), with my mother and some deviled eggs making another appearance. From Persimmon Tree, just up:
After a brief but too long hospital stay, thank you. You are likely in this post.
Posted in aging, Health, small town, Women |
Tagged Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Facebook, fragility, friends, friendship, hospital, illness, IPad, laptop, loneliness, screened devices, social media, yoga |
White River Junction’s renaissance includes its welcoming of new businesses, including many owned by women. Read about Flourish, and please share.
Posted in aging, gender roles, Small business, small town, vermont, Women |
Tagged Flourish, Hair and makeup, Kirsten Connor, Organic makeup, Organic markets, White River Junction VT, Women-owned businesses |
Art as part of your medical treatment? Yes. Learning many things in a course on art and medicine. Take a look, and share. Link is below.
Posted in aging, art, Dartmouth, Health |
Tagged Alive Inside, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, DHMC Arts Program, harp music therapy, Howe Library, Margaret Stephens, Marianne Barthel, music therapists, OSHER at Dartmouth, Robert Santulli, The Recollections, The Unforgettables |
Following up on the photo of the 101 year old javelin thrower, and reporting on the indomitable Mimi Baird, author, speaker, now Hollywood consultant to Brad Pitt and Tony Kushner. Here is the link:
Posted in aging, art, exercise, Health, small town, vermont |
Tagged Brad Pitt, Elliot Burg, He Wanted The Moon, Mimi Baird, Montpelier, Senior Games, Tony Kushner |