Vision: The Origin of Cream Cheese by Howard Hanger

So where did it all come from?  All the stuff and nonsense we deal with every day?  Where did it all begin?  Not just the moon and stars and oceans and humans.  That’s the big stuff. We hear about that all the time. Creationism, evolution, intelligent design, chaos theory, blah, blah, blah, blah… Where did […]

Vision: Upcoming Events: 5.27.2016

First Chat ‘n Snack of the Season Coming… Monday, May 30th, 6—8 pm at Hanger Hall Join us on Memorial Day at Hanger Hall, 31 Park Avenue, North, near downtown Asheville from 6 to 8 pm for our first Chat ‘n Snack of the summer. We will gather around the pool to swim, enjoy potluck […]

Vision: Birthdays & Butt-Heads by Howard Hanger

Before he was eight years old, the boy had learned a lot.  Not so much from school.  His three years in school had, of course, taught him numbers and words, but its main take-away had been who was fun to play with and who was a butt-head.  “Butt-head,” was the boy’s favorite term for people […]

Vision: Upcoming Events: 5.13.2016

My Intimate Companion ~ My Body…Sunday, May 15 at 5:30 pm      You are invited to the premier of a movement theater presentation directed by Barrie Barton titled My Intimate Companion ~ My Body.  Described as “authentic theater,” the performance interweaves personal story, movement and multimedia, creating a montage of  human experiences that are both […]

Vision: Checked Baggage & Carry-On by Howard Hanger

It was their first date.  Their first actual face-to-face date.  They had met and chatted on line. But this was their first see the smile, the complexion, the fingernails, the clothes, the gait, the style (it all about style, isn’t it?), the way of interacting with others and everything else that can happen only in […]

Vision: Upcoming Events: 4.29.2016

Foresight Is 20/20 with Dr. Jacob Liberman Sunday, May 1, 2 – 5 pm      Experts believe that animals possess a sixth sense. Humans also possess this sense. The only difference is that we have been taught to question what we “know” and trust what we “think.” We believe that “hindsight is 20/20” because […]

Vision: Gail & the Big, Bad Wolf by Howard Hanger

Close friends, good whiskey and a blazing fire in the fireplace on a blustery mid-winter night can provoke a primal giddiness like little else.  That’s what we had: me with two good friends, toasty fire and fine bourbon. The wind was offering a full-throated howl, enthusiastically rattling our old windows.  Jacqueline, one of the besties, […]

Vision: Upcoming Events: 4.15.2016

The Jubilee! Wellness Series Continues…Walk-Ins Are Always Welcome Tuesday, April 19 – Joyful Longevity with David Macvaugh, 7—9 pm       What do the people of Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda, California and Nicoya, Costa Rica have in common? What habits do the people who live the longest, healthiest and happiest lives do around the world?  […]

Vision: Don de Don Don by Howard Hanger

Chinese New Year began February 8, 2016.  It’s the year of the monkey. Which could be bad news – according to some Chinese tradition – if you were born in an earlier year of the monkey. Monkey years come every 12 years: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, etc.  So check your birth year and see […]