There was a time when I did not think of myself as an artist. When I told myself I couldn't paint. I had no talent. Life, and the willingness to let go, showed me how little I know about my creative essence. I tried to paint in my 20s. A friend gave me a set … Continue reading The art of being creatively alive.
When I began the #ShePersisted series, it was in response to a feeling of discomfort within me that was triggered by the statements Senator Mitch McConnell made to Senator Elizabeth Warren. I began the series with the thought of touching and exploring whatever was triggered within me to give it expression so that I could understand … Continue reading Creating through anger, hurts and pain
I am being interviewed this morning on CBC Radio about Alberta’s changes to the enforcement of minor offenses. Last week, it was passed into law that the government has put an end to the practice of issuing warrants for unpaid fines for minor infractions such as not shoveling a sidewalk or not paying a transit fare. … Continue reading Small steps in the right direction — ending homelessness