And I will always love you….!

And I will always love you….!

Originally, I had vague notions of this week’s blog being about either music in nature or customized ringtones.  The gorgeous weather here this past week has led to wandering outside and the other morning I heard some birds singing.  Later that same day, while...
Art, Drama and Animals: Emerging new therapies

Art, Drama and Animals: Emerging new therapies

Therapy is meant to be healing.  It’s a space, a place, an activity where you can take strides forward.  But why, exactly is therapy so ….therapeutic?  Well, theories differ as to why therapy is an effective activity but it’s hard to argue against the mounting...
Weightless Or Full Of Hot Air?

Weightless Or Full Of Hot Air?

We’ve become pretty used to companies who tout their products or services as “the best” (for example: any television or radio ad in the last 15 years).  Whenever a superlative claim is made, skepticism automatically surfaces.  Where’s the proof?  What support do they...
Art, Drama and Animals: Emerging new therapies

Why So Blue?

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’ve been procrastinating over this blog entry, mostly because I’m not quite ready for last week to be over and a new one to already be upon us.  It’s been a fun week here at MusicSparks with lots of going-ons.  One week ago, JoAnn and I set...
Across the Ages: Intergenerational Bonding

Across the Ages: Intergenerational Bonding

One of my earliest memories is of being in the kitchen with my grandmother.  Even today, whenever I am whisking eggs or folding dry ingredients, I can almost hear her humming tunelessly, just the way she did when she was happy and in the moment.  In my family, baking...