THE BLOG

A collection of random musings about life, creativity, humour and wellness

July 21, 2020

Lines, lines, and more lines. I am so grateful that I’ve found something to help soothe me when everything feels so chaotic and overwhelming. As I have shared before, there is something so soothing about allowing lines to flow into each other.
 

While making this piece,...

July 4, 2020


So, when you are a multidisciplinary artist (aka an artist totally and utterly incapable of limiting themselves to just one medium), it is frowned upon to put all your different creations on one website/social media account etc. (Silly rule right?!?!)

Now....I barely...

January 15, 2020

Recently I came to the realization that when I was an RN and my patients would say "I'm tired" and I would confidently nod, relying on my disease knowledge, and say "I understand "....I had absolutely no clue what that "I'm tired" really meant from the patient perspect...

December 12, 2019

I had the most magical experience today. .

I'm in the thick of month long back to back medical treatments / assessments / appointments that are eating into my limited functional time....so really not as much time to do what I want to do (my art
.. christmas stuff...or...

December 6, 2019

I'm having a rough week and I'm tuckered out. All of this because of a variety of medical and legal demands on my time related to my health, disability bureaucracy and the MVA that caused my brain injury.

I know I have no choice and must participate in the process...b...

November 22, 2019

I've been dying to share this story with all of you for the last few days. Let's call it my absolute favorite memory from the East Side Culture Crawl....it happened on the very last day...when my husband and I were just worn out and dreaming of getting home to our pupp...

November 19, 2019

I am so very very grateful for the support of this man. He was an absolute gem during the entire East Side Culture Crawl.

He did the majority of the set up and take down work and covered my booth multiple times while I slept in the car. Many of you might have met him th...

November 14, 2019

It is that season again everyone.   That season when I empty out my studio of my year long creative endeavours and our Philanthropic Creative Store flings it's doors open and you get to gift to one of two wonderful organization every time you buy art (La Gona...

October 26, 2019

I’ve always thought when you experience loss…you grieve it with the goal of eventually rebuilding yourself so you can live a life of meaning despite the loss. But what happens when the barrage of loss is endless? What happens when you don’t get a reprieve from loss? Wh...

October 3, 2019

See all these pictures of Carmela…she has been wearing one version or another of these judgmental doubtful expressions all morning. Why you ask? Well…because this morning she run down stairs like a dog on a mission and spent 5 minutes barking at the front door….I in tu...

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