-Wes Chester MA, CAGS Director, Expressive Arts Institute In the hundred-and-fifty-three years since Abraham Lincoln declared it an official national holiday, Thanksgiving Day has evolved almost beyond recognition. The story of a communal feast between early colonists at Plymouth and the Wampanoag tribe of Native Americans is a historic event only later adopted as an origin story.
by Judith Greer Essex PhD When is the beginning of womanhood? Unlike the biologically regulated event of menarche, the first bra fitting could be said to be one rite of passage for a girl. In my day it was called a training bra, although who was being trained for what is still in question. I was taken by my Mother
May is Mental Health Month, and along with a time for celebration of the hard and successful work of recovery that continues daily, it is a time for art. A nine year tradition continues with the third Martha Pace Swift Recovering The Artist Show. This years show features work by many artists from the recovery community,