videos to remember

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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle

This piece was commissioned for Ray Still's 90th birthday celebration. Mr. Still was Principle Oboe with the Chicago Symphony for 40 years. I also contributed my voice over for this project.

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Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

Dr. Suess

This video originally included (also a great idea) some video of my husband and me telling a few stories about Mom and our families. That could also take the form of voice-over-photos along with music.​

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“Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.”

Guy de Maupassant

And here are the same photos put to the music my sister chose for our mother's funeral. Equally effective, I like to think. Fair warning: I'm probably not the only one who sheds a tear each and every time I watch this version.