So, the other day I had the opportunity to give the gift of laughter. April 1st in Southern Ontario was an overcast day, gloomy and darkish. I set my clothes for work out the night before like I always do, to streamline my morning routine, when venturing into the actual office. I remembered to putContinue reading “April Fool’s Day 2022”
Doing my part to spread the word about the positive impact we can all have on climate change, sustainability and gender equality… "When women get access to education – and we’re primarily talking about women in countries other than Western countries – they tend to rise into leadership roles and they just… They tend toContinue reading “Drawdown Design Project on Ologies”
I met Henry in July this year. He came to me with his brother and sister, Silas and Buffy, each one of them so small and spunky and trusting. They were part of the summer’s wave of kittens flooding the Burlington Humane Society’s open doors. I’ve been volunteering with BHS for about 5 years now.Continue reading “Henry — A Happy Story”
My intention for this blog was and is to write about art, my art, other inspiring creative projects. On family day this year I found myself thinking about my father and baking a cake. Cherry Pound Cake is the birthday treat I made for him for many years. Often, he said there weren’t enough cherriesContinue reading “Cherry Pound Cake”
I have very mixed feelings about customized/targeted marketing. The pinnacle of great marketing of late seems to be the ability to give customers exactly what they want without any barriers. In my day job, I hear discussions heralding the NetFlix and Amazon experience as the ultimate goal of any commercial service. Isn’t it fantastic thatContinue reading “Custom Content”
Well, that was certainly a year like no other. We have seen remarkable acts of humanity and inhumanity through 2020. I am so fortunate to work from home, to have a home, to have friends and family. As a Canadian, I found that in spite of restrictions, or even because of them, there were manyContinue reading “Happy 2021!”
The Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls is a fabulous place to practice with my favourite zoom lens. Still sorting out which ones are good but this is one of the best so far.
I’ve been very attracted to fancy typefaces and hand lettering this year and hope to carry this interest into the new year with some experimentation. So wishing all my friends family and site visitors…
I love pretty flowers. I love to grow them, take pictures of them and paint pictures of them in all their colourful glory. The spectrum of colour that can be found in even the most modest garden is breath-taking. So, look around, enjoy, feel peace and beauty.