Category Archives: Books

Winter is sucking and blowing

January is almost over. I feel gratitude for the weekends, volunteer opportunities and family outings. I am tired of the hurdles and obstacles of getting around the city.   I am thankful for the weekend break, for a visit from … Continue reading

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25 years of connecting a community

This past month has brought daily work day commutes, social outings and a stinky, humid heat wave – in September! My writing activities were limited to journal entries, resume updates, politely stern mail messages and drafting another letter of complaint … Continue reading

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The travel jot journal

My recent writing activities have revolved around travel. Whether I am touring about town on an artist’s date or travelling outside the city, I like to have a jot journal, a notebook of sorts to record observations and capture inspirations. … Continue reading

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Farewell to March! Hellooo, April!

Finally, we said goodbye to March. It seemed to stick around for-ev-verrrr! In the Ottawa Valley, it came in like a soggy little lamb. The days dragged on with waiting for buses in to the city and back for the … Continue reading

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A possible recurring character

I have been consuming sufficient quantities of coffee this morning. I find that the caffeine gets my brain cells jittering around with wonderful, whimsical ideas. It also encourages  a good BM :-} Lately I have been encouraging myself to do … Continue reading

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Ideas board

I have embraced the BS post-its method for those children’s book ideas dancing in my pretty little head. You can call it Brainstorming or Brainwriting.  It’s an approach I used in the past, while planning a year of events with … Continue reading

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Priming the drawing pencil and creative juices

So… I bought myself an iPad – the newest, fastest and biggest model available. It was a gift of current technology and consolation for me having to support Windows PCs during the work week. ;-^ I also sprung for the … Continue reading

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