Creative Block – Let Inspiration find you

I'm not complaining, but it's been a struggle to get creative lately; I have lists and post-its full of ideas, but just don't feel like making them happen. Well, that's not entirely true... I lack the motivation to make them happen. Instead, I find myself filling the creative emptiness with TV, retail therapy, reading (sadly, … Continue reading Creative Block – Let Inspiration find you

Getting Back on The Horse – Where to start?

It feels like months since I've written anything personal and made any personal artwork. All my mind, time, and energy has been dedicated to teaching and finishing my BFA Specialization in Art Education & Teaching License. My overthinking and imposter syndrome fiercely kicking in during evaluations, which went over with great responses from my mentors … Continue reading Getting Back on The Horse – Where to start?

Butterfly Garden – Making a bed for the flowers

Sticking to my usual goal of recycling as much material as possible, I raked the whole area as flat as possible and used the trunks and branches of the cut-down cedars to make my flower box. I called-out for indigenous seeds (on Facebook) and bought others online. I decided to cover the ground with nutrient … Continue reading Butterfly Garden – Making a bed for the flowers

Righting an old wrong

I recently received a comment on an old posting regarding my once involvement with GoRead/Readers Legacy. I had tried to put them out of mind as it was an experience with mixed results. The article was under "Odds & Ends..." For the year I spent investing in them, I did end up making a little … Continue reading Righting an old wrong

Status Update – How Much Have I Progressed

622 Days Into This Obsession, And... I started this little adventure in writing a little under two years ago with an article titled: What I Want - 30 days to Clearly Defining It. I just re-read it and I am not sure I can list all the changes that have come since I started my … Continue reading Status Update – How Much Have I Progressed

Searching for how best to say… I Love You!

A Very Happy Birthday To My Amazing Wife!!! It's one of those big years for my awesome wife and I really wanted to do something special, but Sawsan isn't always the easiest person to surprise, nor does she like being the centre of attention. I had a bit of a rough patch figuring out what … Continue reading Searching for how best to say… I Love You!

How Do We Celebrate A Life???

This past Thursday, I got the news that my Uncle Roland passed away after a long illness. What usually happens is a flood of memories pass through my mind. This time was beautifully different and filled me with gratitude. Among the memories I have of my Uncle Roland is an incredibly precious one and one … Continue reading How Do We Celebrate A Life???