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LakeView Neuro Rehab (#1) Pam

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Lakeview Neuro Rehab Excerpt from Forgetting to Fly (Chapter 18:  Meeting Pam)  Working in a Nuero Rehab center was much different than teaching art in a public school. First, my patients were all ages in the same class. My youngest was twelve and my oldest was in his ninety’s, although…

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ALCHEMY Ink art class

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What does ALCHEMY mean? The basic definition is: To make the ORDINARY into EXTRAORDINARY. The medieval forerunner to chemistry based on the transformation of matter. Ancient Egypt tried changing base metals into gold through a mystical process. Changing from fixed properties to another substance. Universal laws mixed with spiritual experience. I believe this can happen….

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Kids artwork after 911

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911 ARTWORK is powerful and therapeutic.        In order for children (or anyone for that matter) to understand what they are feeling it’s good to draw-it-out. That’s what these kids did in order to understand what was going on around them. When they were finished they were asked, “Tell…

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The Blessing Box: a true story

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An ART CLASS Story:  excerpt from Forgetting to Fly (My memory of stumbling up)     Chapter 30: The Blessing Box I love to create art experiences because, like cream, what you need to know always rises to the surface. My studio art classes are for couples, families, friends, work-related teams, any and all…

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