A Soft Place in a Hard World
For the time being, I am converting my personal site into a place where I can share information to support my family members in these troubling times. The content here is especially for my “moms.” Expect gentle, mostly not apocalypse-related content, until further notice.
Monthly Archives: April 2020
Explore the Van Gogh Museum’s Van Goghs
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has posted beautiful high-resolution images of all their Van Gogh paintings. Click here to browse them all in an easy-to-scroll list. Click here to learn more about Van Gogh’s life and work.
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Turn on your sound and click the play button below to see and hear super cute baby skunks. I cannot express to you how much you need to hear these tiny skunks sounding like gargling muppets pic.twitter.com/rEJw0vwI4s — Effie Seiberg … Continue reading
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Turn up your sound and click play below to get the sweetest, most gentle and hopeful serenade.(Found on Twitter.) Have you experienced this sweetness? pic.twitter.com/zJJihDzBDC — Be A King (@BerniceKing) April 12, 2020
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Click the play button below to see them flutter. Click here to learn more about Morpho Butterflies. morpho butterflies, this video is so magical 🦋✨ pic.twitter.com/Y95tUh5ksg — kmctcreative 🦋 (@kmctcreative) April 13, 2020
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AARP on Maintaining Mental Health Now
The AARP has published two quick-read articles on maintaining mental health in the time of Corona virus. Click the links to read: How to Take care of Your Mental Health and Seven Ways to Cope with Anxiety During the Corona … Continue reading
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Visit the New Orleans Museum of Art
Click here to make a virtual visit to the New Orleans Museum of Art. From Google Arts and Culture: “The collection is noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, continues … Continue reading
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Peanut’s Joy of Mud
The four-leggeds can teach us how to get maximum joy from the simplest things! Click the “Play” button below. ‘Peanut, get out of that mud puddle.’ 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/t3oGeGrS3k — Southern Sister Resister (@ResisterSis20) April 6, 2020
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Nature videos on YouTube
Watch the Wild Poland documentary above or visit this page to see dozens more.
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British Museum room by room
Visit this page to explore the vast British Museum room by room. Each room has a description of its collection and beautiful photographs of highlight pieces.
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Bringing the zoo to you at home
Zoos across the country are sharing their animal lives on the internet. Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo is closed in the corona virus crisis, but they are sharing the zoo with the world via the internet. Check out their Zoo to You … Continue reading
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Click for Baby Snuggles!
If you’ve had a rough week check out Little Man snoozing with his very good boy. pic.twitter.com/odEDkeFqpn — Back To Nature (@backt0nature) April 4, 2020
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Sweet message from Pluto
Gentle, funny, super-cute Pluto the Schnauzer charmed the internet with her advice for two-leggeds who are Staying at Home (See it here). Now she is entertaining and encouraging hundreds of thousands of two-leggeds, on YouTube, sending us good advice and … Continue reading
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