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,...

June 26, 2020

One of my favorite things about establishing a daily creative practice focused soley on "exercising creative thinking" rather than on the "outcome", is that it allows me to do things just for the sake of doing them.

What I mean by this is that every time the random thou...

June 20, 2020

For the first 38 years of my life I used swear words in a limited way. And then Bertha, my brain injury, came along. 

Unlike myself, Bertha's philosophy on profanity is that every conversation needs to be peppered with swear words....heck...I think she strongly believ...

June 11, 2020


If you have followed me for more than a hot minute, you know that I think humour is a underrated tool to enhance your wellbeing. If you know me in real life, you know I love looking for the absurd in the everyday...just so I can have an excuse to weave a funny story a...

June 10, 2020

I bet I'm not the only person who has had everything catch up with them this weekend. All the hypervigilance....listening to the constant barrage of opinions.....bearing witness to the never ending tide of shared painful experiences...seeing the worst sides of humanity...

May 27, 2020

This morning I woke up to the news of George Floyd’s death. A truly horrific death of a fellow human being…. pinned to the ground with the sustained pressure of a police officer’s weight and knee on his neck. A death that was avoidable….a death that was witnessed by mu...

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 30, 2019


Do y'all know what this is? Bi-PegLyte. If you have used it before, I know you are feeling the sympathy...but secretly relieved I am the one using it and not you. For those of you that have never had the privilege of having to use Bi-PegLyte....I envy you. This box co...

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...

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