the following was a comment on my blog post alcohol and art. i really enjoyed the insights, and with the commenter’s (lew’s) permission, i am sharing the gift of his reflections here. it’s hard to know what’s real anymore. on the one hand i know that alcohol hinders me, certainly in my social life, but… Continue reading alcohol, art, sobriety and escape
on tuesday, there was a shooting in my neighbourhood, on vancouver’s fraser street. pretty scary – it was less than three blocks from my grandson’s daycare. there has been a rash of gang activity and violence in vancouver in the last few weeks. like anyone else, i’m asking myself, what’s going on? what happened to… Continue reading vancouver’s shootings and restorative justice
pink cat swirl – by moritherapy on polyvore.com – my newest creativity toy. try it out!
for friends and family who want to get a bit of a sense of what hawaii was like, i’m reprinting here all my hawaii-related tweets. and – uh, you’ll have to read them bottom to top 🙂 back in vancouver. lots of jet lag. another bout of high level flight anxiety. lots of learning, e.g.… Continue reading my hawaiian twitter diary
this image comes to us from gregorio. please visit his post about refugees!
please visit art constellation to see more of these intriguing images
please visit my blogging friend marc to see what this is all about
image by mark witton
for this week’s frozen pea friday post – a post for and about cancer survivors, following the frozen pea friday movement – i’d like to point you to an interesting project by ms. frozen pea friday herself, susan reynolds. susan is an artist, a mother, grandmother, prominent second life citizen, social media maven. and she… Continue reading frozen pea friday: cancer and art for healing
you may remember that a little while ago, i participated in the compassion project put together by the three monks. we were all asked about presenting our unique thoughts, definitions and views of compassion. i wrote about compassion and social media. this group writing project has come to an end. i’d like to present to… Continue reading a gallery of compassion