Art and Culture

Of Hearts and Art (and the Occasional Rat)

IT’S undeniable: every person is born with the innate capacity to create. To illustrate, a child learns to finger paint and doodle before he or she is able to do much else. This seed of creativity is our link to The Creator, and a gift which is given to be nurtured and developed throughout life. …

Trash talk

LET’S TALK trash. Old sweaters. Scrap paper and broken clocks. That table you had no use for. An old rubber wheel. A worn shoe (the other pair missing since—you suspect—the Cretaceous Period). A chipped cup. The cupboard handle that came off—POP—one sunny morning. Light bulbs that don’t work. Wine bottles from that dinner party. Milk …