Here’s a Boles Book for Cheap Holiday Decor!

Hi there! I’m pleased to announce I’ve written my second “Boles Book for…” this Summer!  The newest book is called — Boles Book for Cheap Holiday Decor — and while the title suggest frugality, I promise you there’s nothing cheap in this book… except for the keen ways to save money during the holiday decorating season!

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Sing for Hope with 88 Pianos in New York City

Street theatrics are the ultimate form of an Urban Semiotic, and this Summer, in the five boroughs of New York City, you can place your hands on 88 pianos dotting the city core and open your throat in song to light up the neighborhood with your shared joy:  Sing for Hope!

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We Elect People to Take Things From Us: The Start of Dreams

Here at the Boles Blogs Network, we get hundreds of promotional emails a day asking us to write articles about people, products and issues.  Sometimes we act on a tip that catches our fancy, but more often than not, we can’t abide the coverage request.  Last week, I received a spectacular request from Byron Horne of THB Films and this article is the result of that inquiry.

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The Humanities Medical Doctor

Several years ago, I had the pleasure and the honor to teach the humanitarian side of Public Health policy at a major, East Coast, medical school.  My students were talented, trained, gifted, and unbelievably strong and well-educated.

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The Winston Clay Soap Bar

When I was, perhaps, nine-years-old or so, I was required to sculpt an art project out of clay.  Others in my class created the clay expected:  Animals, their Initials, flowers, and cars.  I, for some reason, decided to create a life-sized Winston cigarette pack — flush with a few cigs sticking up out of the top.

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The Arts and Alzheimer's

Can The Arts help Alzheimer’s patients find the center of average living?  Is it possible that imagination and abstraction can actually provide form and coherence for the fading mind?

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Can The Arts Create Moral Consequence?

If the Church mandates morality, and if the state fixes our appropriate behavior with laws, ethics, rules and values, what then, is the role of The Arts in the lives of the everyday citizen and must we require the state and the Church to not only support The Arts but to practice them as well?

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