Imagine you're at the beach. Among all the stones that pass within your sight for some magical reason your eye has singled out one special stone. As you form your hand around it you begin to take in its features: it's shape, colour, weight, smoothness. You wonder about its age, what's inside it, who else touched it, and where it came from. As you fantasize many possible answers, an irresistible urge to own it comes over you. You take it home and add it to the rest of your family of memorabilia.Continue Reading
Jim Kershaw knows all the old standards: It's a Long Way to Tipperary, White Cliffs of Dover, Auld Lang Syne and the Green, Green Grass of Home.
It's music that stirs up the memories of seniors living in the nursing homes where he plays two or three times a week, and it's a pastime Kershaw said he finds rewarding because of the pleasure it brings.Continue Reading