Hi Everyone, Several kind friends have asked how my mother is faring, after we had her wonderful wake, she is still with us, but she has come to a new crossroads. She has lost a great deal of weight in the last few months and spends most of the day in bed. Our previous visits … Read the rest →
Hi everyone, this is one of those posts that I was not looking forward to writing, but felt it is the right thing to do. My mother went into the hospital this weekend. I have written about our adventures in aging and Parkinsons Disease, and now we have taken that next step on the adventure. … Read the rest →
Many of you have asked after my mother, all in all she is doing well. When she moved into Hale Ku’ike, the staffers there built her a raised planter bed so she could continue to garden. I went to see her today and during lunch she went from being very bright and cheerful, to being … Read the rest →
Social Alchemy is a place that celebrates the creative spirit. It is my belief that creativity is what will save us. The desire to express one's spirit through writing, painting, film making, theater or any other art form, takes courage. Engaging in the creative process is a form of alchemy, once you you go down that road, you are not the same person you were when you started. I may not agree with all of the beliefs expressed in the end result, I do believe in the process and in the urge to communicate with our fellow women and men.