Like all art, music is a tonic for the mind, body, and soul. It traverses all borders, carrying messages that otherwise might go unheard. Music has the distinct ability to stimulate great ideas in minds young and old. It can create a sense of connectedness in those who feel alienated from their fellow man. Music can heal a broken spirit.
I believe there is nothing more dangerous than a hopeless person. Without support and emotional sustenance, without a positive influence in our lives, we can become lost, disconnected, and unstable, both as individuals and as a society. The only cure is a good mentor. And when we mentor others, we get something mind-blowing in return—a lifetime of satisfaction.
Over My Shoulder Foundation shares stories that provoke thought, empathy & injects a mentoring spirit. Jon Butcher continuously comes to our aid, awakens the spirits with his talents, wisdom & expertise. Music cuts through all the noise, educates & illuminates. I’m so fortunate that he is willing to collaborate with me on subject matters that rattle the nerves & offer sweeping views of situations that need our immediate care. We dedicate this to all the children who are separated from their parents. Scars was provocative, educational & mind-blowing to write/craft… and I thank Alex for writing this with me. We hope you will share.
Perched high above the commotion of Boston, Four Seasons One Dalton is as close to heaven as one can be, while still in possession of a pulse. Read...read more
Shades of white Danby marble, pinned deep inside the belly of the earth, pulsate magnetic charm. That is, until man gambles it all to extract these gems that spark fate to furbish institutions, embellish homes, enhance landscapes and memorialize with stoic elegance....read more
I almost didn’t notice him, the man leaning against the wall like a piece of abstract art, alone in the hallway, his eyes were closed, deep in meditation. He was older, draped in a black sweat suit and sports cap. He seemed mysteriously out of place. I wondered who he...read more
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I like rooms that take me on adventure and stir my imagination.
As designers we recognize potential as soon as we walk into an empty space- We mentor spiritless spaces.