Posts by Carrie Mills

Kvetch in the City October 2021

On my most recent trip to NYC I found myself daily indulging in a big way in Italian food and vegan ice cream…in ways that seemed comparable to Robert DeNiro preparing for his 60lb weight gain role in Raging Bull. While tripping out on the endless selection of fine NYC restaurants woul…

September 2021 Kvetch in the City

I recently happened upon an article that busted the myth that we only use 10% of our brains.

I’m glad to know that, since while it always gave me hope that if I was truly only using 10% of my brain, there remained some redeeming discoveries still left for me to happen upon, it also made m…

September in the Gordon JCC Galleries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Janet Levine March Gallery will feature the work of Mildred Jarrett and her students. The exhibit is titled, “MovingForward.” These seven abstract painters, from all different walks of life, have co…

Kvetch in the City August 2021

I’ll never forget the day my mom was diagnosed with inoperable cancer. From her hospital bed in NYC she called and told me the dreadful news. I quietly and quickly bought a ticket and flew up to the city the next morning. I went straight from the airport to her hospital room. I remember…

Kvetch in the City July 2021

I would be remiss to even think of writing this month’s reflections, I mean kvetches, without first sending a loving virtual hug to Dear Esther for so generously dedicating her valuable Observer realty to indulge my musings last month. I so appreciate her insight, clarity, knowing she has …

July in the Gordon JCC Galleries

The Janet Levine March Gallery will feature the work of Lauren Karp. Lauren is a nature photographer who specializes in artistic wildlife photos. Raised in the bucolic countryside of Pennsylvania, Lauren spent her childhood in lush fields, meandering creeks and scenic farmlands. Amid this ba…

Kvetch in the City

Recently, my friend and I were talking about trying to downsize our lives and how hard it is to get rid of tchotckies. Inanimate objects from which we derive so much joy. 

 

From there the conversation turned to online dating and somehow ended up at cremation and dying. I’m not saying …

June Galleries

June in the Galleries: Exhibits Feature the Work of The Tennessee Watercolor Society and Lolly Swicegood

The Janet Levine March Gallery will feature, “The Beauty of Watermedia," exhibit presented by the Middle Tennessee Region of the Tennessee Watercolor Society (TnWS). The artworks repre…