Remnants of fabric connected by intricate stitches, are a mirror for a woman’s story.
An exaltation of larks may be the most gorgeous use of words, describing this beautiful singing bird’s collective path of flight.
A multi-discipline performance of theatre, poetry and spoken word, as well as music, song and dance. The vignettes are linked and bridged with solo piano. Nine women perform a variety of works, revealing a shared history, understanding or personal discovery to each other and their audience.
Living too far away to be able to attend their memorial services and life celebrations, this reflection is my way of honouring the lives and my friendship with Janet Heerema and with Lesleigh Turner.
Canadians possess a fierce pride of identity. One vital thread of our complex cultural history is so young that we can reach back and be within a generation or two of … Continue reading Gord Downie. Land and Sea. Poetry and Music.
…and Other Things Turning 50 Taught Me. (link to original article: Mind Body Green ) On the cusp of my 50th birthday, I found myself especially sensitive to offhanded, brusque comments … Continue reading As seen on MindBodyGreen: Being Nice is Overrated
“I was working on one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.” Oscar Wilde If you have a … Continue reading Pencil, Pen…Ink…Blood
Promises are sweet. As I have grown I have learned to be more judicious with the promises I dole out. Living has shown that promises aren’t to be given out … Continue reading The Promise
Welcome to Life-ology! Predicting the future, daily horoscopes, astrology sites, promise sneak peeks into how our day will turn out. Have you found after reading as one horoscope told me ‘today … Continue reading Life-ology
What do books, art, theatre, music, history, science and and nature have in common? Willow and Poppy are mixing it up to find the connecting thread. We are very excited … Continue reading Willow and Poppy!
I’ve become kind of ‘known’ for my soup. If you’ve been invited to my home, attended a workshop, a dinner meeting, chances are as you walk through the door, you’ve … Continue reading Soup – with a Sprinkling of Nuts!
To work with creative people is a tremendous gift. Days filled with questions, searching for explanation and understanding. Social commentary, expressing the human condition, taking what’s inside and churning it … Continue reading Gardens