New Cats by Roar!

A new glorious drawing by my father, Roar Thorsen!  Check out his current project: THE OLD APPLE TREE.

Loving this Halloween drawing by Roar Thorsen!

My dad is in creative hyper-drive and has truly found his answer to embracing his life in long-term care.  Here is the latest!  Check out his current project: THE OLD APPLE TREE.

My father’s stroke of luck- art therapy and traumatic brain injury

In September 2005, we nearly lost my father due to a severe bleeding stroke resulting in left-side hemiplegia.  Essentially, he was left paralyzed on his left side.  He cannot walk, but he can speak and his mind is clear.  He is dependent on others for simple daily things such as transferring, toilet, dressing.  He is…