The past month or so I have been thinking quite a bit about how people get along with one another. It started with the concerning mean behaviour from the little boy at Emmerson’s daycare and further cemented itself into my daily life due to some interpersonal work drama that has recently come about. SIGH. Of [...]
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I’ve always been fascinated by those who build models. Any type of model elicits the same type of curiosity; it is not what they create but why they do it. As a painter, I understand the need to make tangible things from the ideas floating around in one’s head. The creation process is all about [...]
Today is my husband’s annual draft for his hockey pool and for me, as it is for many women, it is also the signal that I am about to become a hockey widow once again! The NHL season is starting soon and although I love hockey and get right into it, I could never compete [...]
One universal aspect of human cultures is the desire to create, share and hear music. Since the beginning of time music has had the power to affect our lives like no other medium can, it seeps into our soul and changes us forever. Even our base instincts respond to rhythm, think of the thump thump [...]
We just got back from visiting our dear friends and their six-week old twins and their 2 year old son. My husband and I have felt embarrassed that we haven’t been able to get to their place since the twins, A & B, were born and we were excited to snuggle the newborns, play with [...]
Today we had a neighbourhood garage sale. I loved garage sales (what’s not to love about an event where people PAY to take your junk away) and I love neighbourhood/community events. Everyone surfaces and chats with one another and spirits are light. I had to cajole my husband into participating and then, of course, I [...]
Some people like to imagine what type of car they would buy, designer clothes, upscale homes or places they would visit should they win the lottery. I have a list like that too except mine is for art. I would love to have my own collection one day and my dream has always included owning [...]