In late 1777, the Revolutionary War was ravaging the Colonies. For Gen. George Washington’s troops, winter was coming, and there were choices to be made that would affect not only his soldiers, but also the outcome of the conflict. With the pressure from his countrymen weighing on his shoulders, Washington didn’t hesitate to declare, “There Is But One Option for the Winter: Valley Forge.”
More people, especially in the United States, are living past the age of 100 every year. Even so, reaching centurion status is still a celebrated feat, as only 1 percent of the population is 100 or older.
Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:00 am–4:00 pm Medford Campus Community Building, Holly and Gathering Rooms
Enjoy your holiday shopping at the Eleventh Annual Holiday Craft Fair, which features a wide assortment of high-quality, uniquely crafted treasures.
If you live, work or vacation in New Jersey, you’ve probably seen at least a small part of the vast, 1.1 million-acre Pine Barrens. For Burlington County residents, it’s right in their backyard.
Fall is barely underway. Does that mean it’s too soon to have spring fever? Not this year.
Autumn has its charms, with changing leaves and pumpkins as far as the eye can see. But fall foliage is fleeting, and leaves on the ground just don’t hold a candle to the bright, beautiful blooms of spring.
Like many artists, Patricia Worley has a philosophy. The South Jersey artist aspires to “capture the ordinary and make it extraordinary.” That sounds like it’s easier said than done, for non-creative geniuses.
But Worley, a successful nature and travel photographer, believes that creating great art requires hard work even before picking up a camera, paintbrush or pencil. It isn’t called the “creative process” for nothing.
The romanticized image of an artist, suddenly struck by inspiration and compelled to paint in the heat of the moment, tends to stick in people’s minds. But for many working artists, there are quite a few steps to be followed before taking a brush in hand.