THE BLOG

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

July 22, 2020

A fellow photographer shared a quote last week.  No one knows who to attribute it to, but none the less, this is what it says “If you want to learn what someone fears losing, watch what they photograph”.   And the quote resonated so deeply with me.  If you have followe...

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 19, 2020

I call this piece "Marital Provocation"...in more irrational moments it is "Imma Kill Him" .


Seriously guys...the hubby and I couldn't me more different....and this is no more evident than in our daily TP roll replacement battles. Years of replacing the TP 99% of the t...

July 10, 2020

See this chipped wooden carving of an elephant in my hand? This is an object that connects me very strongly to my childhood. I remember this specific one and a host of other carved elephants in our home when we were back in Africa. Maybe that is why I keep drawing elep...

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...

June 18, 2020

Hey photography fam…listen up. There is a very important conversation that really needs to happen right now. Pull up a chair and let’s talk. In her most recent post, the brilliant Dr. Tomaiya Colvin shared some valuable information about racial diversity and representa...

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...

May 26, 2020

See that guy in the back of this photo....yeah...that guy with the red hat....his name is Gordon and he is my husband. This morning we had the same debate we have been having for a few months now. Every morning he gets dressed and part of his routine is to smack the do...

January 13, 2020

He left her for an hour to go run an errand...a whole hour...without him....with just Fred and the Mahmah Lady...so basically she was totally and utterly alone..desolate.. unloved...unwanted...the tragedy. (Insert eye roll here)

His penance was 15 minutes of kissing a...

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...

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