Keith Brown — Art in Bottles — “Escaping to my worksbench takes me away from the world’s woes and do something I truly enjoy. I return with a new perspective.”

Wanda Corn, Stanford professor emerita of art history — American Gothic parodies — “Although I’ve been collecting these parodies since the 1960s, I still find myself laughing out loud and touched by the fresh creativity I encounter.”

Wanda with Stanford’s president, the university’s famous Memorial Church in the background

Tiger Hood — golfing in Greenwich Village — “Teaching others gives me a purpose. I want to see everyone play golf, not just the people on those elegant golf courses.”

Lee Maxwell — 1,400 vintage washing machines fully restored — “I’m 82 but my doctor tells me to keep it up, that it’s what keeps me going.”