Showing posts from July, 2015

iPhotographer Features Moms Getting Their Art Back in Recent Issue

iPhotographer Features Moms Getting Their Art Back in Recent Issue Moms are getting their art back--thanks to the iPhone--and the new magazine, iPhotographer, has noticed. In a recent issue, Martta Rose Kelly discusses mothers who utilize the iPhone as a photographer’s and artist’s tool. Kelly also has gathered together fascinating bios and amazing samples of these up and coming iphotographers.
Kelly writes: “The iPhone has brought artistic expression back to busy mothers around the world. Or mothers back to their art. Or both. Whichever it is, it is something wonderful and was unforeseen by any of the tech and business pundits, much less discussed. In the past several years, however, something wonderful happened.  Moms began buying iPhones.  Some purchased them to help stay in touch with their children and spouses throughout the day.  Those who held jobs outside the home needed them to check in with their office and clients.  But many moms also started taking pictures, and then discov…

Buddhist Peacemaking July 19, 7-9pm Alameda Sangha

Name of event: Buddhist Peacemaking Date:July 19, 7-9pm
Location: United Methodist Church, 2311 Buena Vista, Alameda, CA 
Details: Ayya Sobhana will speak on Buddhist Peacemaking, or ways to reduce stress and conflict and nourish reconciliation, including both individual and interpersonal practice. The meeting format is 30 minutes of silent guided meditation, 45 minutes of the dharma talk, Buddhist Peacemaking, followed by 30 minutes of discussion.
This event sponsored by the Alameda Sangha and is offered on a donation basis.
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