May 2017 Rebecca’s Aunt Joan–whose blog Joan’s Stones was the topic of our newsletter in March as well as many other newsletters on creativity and aging gracefully–passed away last month.  Although it may sound odd, she died what we would describe as a “good death”. The last days of Joan’s 95 years were spent overlooking the San Francisco Bay.  She …

05/17 A Good Life and a Good Death Click to Read Post »

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March 2017 Rebecca’s 95 year-old aunt Joan’s tenacious creativity has inspired yet another newsletter.  A couple of years ago, we wrote about her blog, Joan’s Stones, which she started at the age of 90 to keep her creativity alive when she was becoming less mobile (to see that newsletter click here).  Joan’s “stones” were posts in which she responded with a …

03/17 Tenacious Creativity and Connection Click to Read Post »

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“All the things that I was before I aren’t any more.” Leaves by Joan Sadler from Joan’s Stones We all had to stay straight and properin our former lives on the tree;now down from that cover,it’s fun to discover how interesting we can be! My 92 year-old Aunt Joan said this playfully when I asked her how she copes with …

06/14 Joan’s Stones: Aging Creatively Click to Read Post »

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