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Strokes of finesse in painting a poem

As part of my lifelong learning activities, I recently attended Sumi-e painting classes. This was just an introductory level to learning the nuances of preparing one’s ink, wetting the brush and applying just the right pressure when stroking the rice … 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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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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That darn cat

It’s a holiday Monday in Ontario but that didn’t stop the little bastard from waking me up early. Having pets teaches one about compassion and care for lesser creatures. I sometimes wonder if they think they are the superior beings. … Continue reading

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New year, new possibilities

It’s a new year, a new day. My imagination is pregnant with ideas and creative possibilities. Over at another blog, my pen name is writing about withdrawal symptoms while missing bookshop shifts, embracing her inner child and pondering ideas for … Continue reading

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Cats, naps and creative writing

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A star is born

I already noticed some attitude from the new YouTube star. While I was preparing the writer’s block video for an upload-able format with iMovie, Mr. Snuggles came along to supervise. As I have mentioned many times, “It’s a good thing I … Continue reading

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