Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Singing Bowl

I had heard about “singing bowls,” and I had heard singing bowls sing, but I had never made a singing bowl sing. Yes, I had set bowls vibrating with a strike of a wooden mallet.  (I like the idea of … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem? Not Really.

Robin Williams, in the character of English teacher John Keating, popularized the phrase, “carpe diem,” in the 1989 movie, The Dead Poets Society, when he said, “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” Popular culture took it … Continue reading

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