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...

September 10, 2019


Let's talk Suicide Prevention today. Did you know today is officially #SuicidePreventionDay ?


As an RN and a person who is at elevated risk for suicidality (mental illness, brain injury, chronic illness, major life losses, previous suicidal ideation etc.), I am a...

August 1, 2019

Oh I think I am gonna dine out on this story for a while. I had this moment today...a moment that blew my mind away as an RN and a patient.

I had a CT scan scheduled for today...and as a patient I innocently thought it was just.."Go in, get an IV, lay on the CT table,...

June 6, 2019

For anyone who has followed me for any length of time, you know that my life has been steeped in trying to make sense of this "new" Brain Injury life I now live. I understood and loved my old life story...but this new life...it feels like I am a protagonist that has be...

May 31, 2019

Today I'm reminiscing looking back at images I created from a solo 2011 Travel Photography trip to Cuba. I remember it was my second day in Havana and my translator suggested a local gathering to pass the time. 
 

I remember being so intimidated I could only p...

May 30, 2019

I freely admit I’m the kind of Doggy mama who makes people shake their heads. I speak incessantly about them…I cuddle them, kiss them, baby talk them and think nothing about ascribing beliefs, and attitudes to each pup. I’ve been known to have conversations with both p...

May 24, 2019

Today I’m gonna talk to you about Mental Health…STOP…don’t run away…this applies to EVERYONE. Seriously.  Read…it will be well worth your time.

The Canadian Mental Health Association says

“Mental health is a state of well-being, and we all have it. We might have a menta...

May 3, 2019

Two seconds....two seconds of distraction..that is exactly how long it took this kleptomaniac to steal an ENTIRE dill pickle from my plate...hang on...it gets more shocking...he bypassed the chunks of cheese on the same plate to steal the pickle....also I am pretty sur...

May 1, 2019

Lemme tell you about the oh so glamorous life of an artist...I'm currently in my studio wearing the same dog hair covered clothes I had on yesterday... accented by a very stylish pair of thick wool socks and a wax covered leather apron (Raaawwwrr)....and the best part....

April 24, 2019

The hubby turned 45 years old today....to celebrate I was allowed to share one of 2 pictures with you guys...either this one with his birthday tart (unlit candle because he cant be trusted with fire)....or the one of him drooling over his birthday War Hammer Primaris R...

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