Writing

Celebrating Women – December Born

Celebrating Women – December Born

Celebrating Women – December Born December is a season of warm hearts and well wishes. December born is a celebration, a philosophy of generosity and intelligence. December is a life shared well. December is diamonds and pearls. December born is a candle-lit sparkling jewel, disguised […]

Holiday Commissions – House Portraits

Holiday Commissions – House Portraits

A completed house portrait commission. This was actually an extra one because I wanted to try putting flowers in the foreground… I love this option especially when the homeowners are gardeners. There’s still a small window of time for holiday commissions!

Celebrating Women – The Inspired

Celebrating Women – The Inspired

Celebrating Women – Inspired In the morning my inner voices wake with me. They try to tell me I am not worthy and that I should be full of shame. I turn on the news and hear the echo. Did you hear what she said? She’s […]

Celebrating Women – November Born

Celebrating Women – November Born

Celebrating Women – November Born I am wise beyond my years and that is revealed in my expression. The darkness represents my mystery, the light, my allure. Intrigued, you come back for more. Do you wonder who I am? It’s me, November darling. Fierce and […]

Celebrating Women – October Born

Celebrating Women – October Born

Celebrating women – October born Like the season, shedding the old and embracing the northern winds, I see beauty in the decay and I yearn for new beginnings. Like the season, I am a strong feminine force that cannot be held down. I dust off […]

Eat Cake

Eat Cake

A friend of mine passed away recently and I am so sad, for complete lack of a better word or description. Lizzie was a friend, a fellow artist and a mentor in fashioning a creative life as she did so well. She taught me that […]

Happy Fall Equinox!

Happy Fall Equinox!

Although the weather here in Ottawa is feeling more and more like the summer we never had, I am welcoming Fall 2017 with open arms. It might be that I was born in October, but Fall has always been my favourite season and for me […]

Six Sensory Living: Peace Day

Six Sensory Living: Peace Day

In honour of International Day of Peace – September 21st

Six Sensory Living – My Village

Six Sensory Living – My Village

I wrote the manifesto/affirmation below about a week before discovering cancer in my breast 3 Augusts ago. After all my treatments is when I felt I lost many friendships and only just recently felt like I am able to see if re-connections are possible. I’m […]

Six Sensory Living – A Beautiful Creative Life

Six Sensory Living – A Beautiful Creative Life

I honour the magnificence in my surroundings wherever I go. Beauty surrounds me and I find calm and peace in nature. I express my creativity through the arts, music, drama, literature and dance. I am blessed with the gift of a creative life. I open […]