National Day of Service Being of Service from Karen Fields on Vimeo. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream that everyone would live together in peace and harmony. He dreamed that we would be of service to others. Dr. King said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” That […]
The Quest to Save an Endangered Species BlackRhinoProject from Karen Fields on Vimeo. “Killing is not conservation!” That is the slogan on a pamphlet distributed at a protest in Texas against the Dallas Safari Club to stop the auction for a permit to kill a black rhino for sport. The Black Rhino was listed as […]
LostArtsCarpentry from Karen Fields on Vimeo.
Lost Arts: Piano Tuning According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are little over 7,130 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners in the United States. Tuning a piano, which is made of 12,000 harmonious moving parts, requires skills not only in tuning by ear but also assembly and repairs of wood, felt, and piano wires. […]
The nearly lost arts of handcrafted jewelry and cigars have been around as long as humanity itself. Jewelry was made and worn to represent cultures and religious beliefs. Cigars date back to the Mayan culture and were called a “Ciq-Sigan”. Cigars were later discovered by the Spanish and eventually coveted by the British but perfected by the Cubans. Over the […]