How are you doing? One week feels like twenty, doesn’t it? I personally find it difficult to concentrate and focus on tasks I can be doing and completing while staying at home and I know others feel the same way. Sometimes, a little easy entertainment is best. I’ve put together a list of links to creative and educational offerings from museums, zoos and more to help keep the mind and soul occupied.
• 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home – From Playbill
Lots of professional musicians have been performing “living room” concerts on their various social media channels. From John Legend and Chris Martin to YoYo Ma and Anne-Sophie Mutter (who sadly was just diagnosed with the virus). A favorite of mine is Mary Chapin Carpenter who sings in her cute kitchen with her amazing golden retriever Angus sitting loyally at her feet. Check out YouTube, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for your favorite performer – they’ve probably shared something. Music students from the Boston Conservatory of Music at Berklee put together this virtual performance with over 70 singers, instrumentalists and dancers.
In my next post, I will be offering some ideas and tips on re-decorating your house with what you already own. It’s always a great exercise in looking at what we live with every day with fresh eyes. I will also be offering a giveaway of an hour of my time to help three readers make some quick decisions for changes you can make now while spending so much time at home. We’ll do our consultation via Facetime, Zoom or some other method that makes the most sense. So, stay tuned for that. And here’s a link to my last post on favorite movies with great set decoration.
I’d love to hear what you’re doing to pass the time, keep sane and maybe even the first thing you’re going to do when life starts to return to normal. I can say that I plan on hugging everyone I run across – even if I don’t know you!