Author Archive for silvia.sheafer

Senior citizens have stories to tell — and they’re writing them

Seniors are writing, writing well, and writing profoundly whether it is an entertaining fiction piece, a novel or heartwarming life story. They have mastered the computer, found retail stores that still sell manual typewriters and ribbon, and for Marie Waterman, 91 and nearly blind, a magnified computer screen. “I took shorthand typewriting in high school,” […]

Friendly Faces & Places

Inside and outside scents of oil paint and linseed oil waft comfortably with the diverse music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Woody Nelson. The stylistic methods of Dali, Klimt, Goya — their lives and techniques captured in library books, share space with music albums, videos, CDs and cassettes. John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart, James […]