Superhero Toy Chest

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The other day Rhuematoid Arthritis Guy was asked if he wanted to play with a real laser gun! Would a superhero ever turn down such an offer? Of course not. So I donned the green goggles (everything around me all of a sudden looked like it had been slimed by the Joker) and had at it. All I needed was …

The Beauty Of Movement

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Dance is the hidden language of the soul. -Martha Graham Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy has a new found appreciation for movement. Movement of my wrists, movement of my ankles, movement of my hands as I pour myself a glass of water, movement of my fingers as I type at my computer. During this past week I continued to have many episodes …

Sunday Break

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Because there is no such thing as taking too many breaks! ***** Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there! ***** Photos taken at Barcelona, Spain. I particularly like the contrast between the hard 90-degree angle edges of Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion (left) and the soft sinuous curves of Antoni Gaudi’s Casa Batllo (right). ***** Because we …

No Limits!

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Ah, Superman. The epitome of masculinity, the man of strength. He is even more super than many of us could ever imagine, for one of his many comic book series is titled “No Limits!”. (I don’t know about you, but this sounds like my type of superhero.) I wondered: is it really possible for Superman to have no limits? We’ve …

The Beauty Of Imperfection

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Wabi-sabi is the term for a Japanese world-view which is centered on the acceptance of transience and based on a beauty described as imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. The aesthetic principles of wabi-sabi include asymmetry, a roughness and unevenness of surface, simplicity, modesty, and the suggestion of a natural process. Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is always interested in exploring the world of …