Go For Gold

Originally posted on February 27, 2010 From the opening ceremony of the 21st Winter Olympics to the closing celebration, our television was tuned to the games. I cheered at the awards, cried at the poignancy of Joannie Rochette’s skate, held my breath when bobsledders crashed out, and felt the pain of those who grieved over … More Go For Gold

No Ageism Here

Mozart wrote his first symphony before he was 12. Frederick Law Olmstead, landscaper, didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life until he visited England when he was 30 and fell in love with its gardens. New York’s Central Park was his first commission. Grandma Moses began to paint when she was 78. … More No Ageism Here