Barbara Oplinger is alive without a manual.
She’s an artist, a nurturer of plants and animals, an advocate for a better quality of life, a communications representative at the Nourse Theater, and a graphic artist.
A manual in the making — reflection and exposé.
Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we were born with a personalized manual to demystify the existential and de-baffle the unexplained?
As a child I had questions. But whenever I asked my mathematician-engineer dad “Why do the stars sparkle?” or “Why do rainbows fade in the sky?” his answer was always the same, “Because of the atmosphere”. It was a decidedly sufficient response. Oh but would that I had a manual!
The Blog begins with some revelations on life ushering at the Nourse Theater in SF. It’s a wonderful venue where worlds collide.