Anxiety - The Handmaiden of Creativity

I am just coming out of an extended period of time where I have not been working. There wasn’t a shortage of work, I was just experiencing this ‘one thing leading to another’ and there never seemed to be enough…

Wanted: 21st Century Renaissance

Sunshine – we know it as what marks a good day, what brings about our seasonal changes and what makes and breaks our ability to grow food. This summer has been a particularly sunny one in Southern Ontario, and in…

Angels Pleading

I am blessed. I know I’m blessed. At times I feel guilty for the sheer good fortune in my life. A guru once implied to me this is the unfortunate part of being fortunate, until you understand what you’re supposed…

Little Purple Flowers and 7 Billion People

I had a dream when I was a very little girl. It was one of those night terrors where I woke up, heart beating impossibly fast, unable to be consoled. I remember exactly what the dream was about. I was…

Canada - Is there anything worth celebrating, really?

It’s Canada Day today. Celebrating Canada used to be one of my favourite things to do. Canada used to be a place where people could seek refuge from unstable homelands. Canada used to be a place where we had our…

Defining Luck

The definition of LUCK - Success or failure apparently brought by chance rather than through one's own actions.

I’ve been thinking a lot about luck lately. Personally I feel like I’ve had a lot of luck and good fortune in…

Father's Day - In Honour of my Dad - Gus Armitage


It’s Father’s Day today. I miss my Dad. My Dad was mostly a fun Dad, an inspiring Dad and a mentoring Dad.

There were only really a couple of times I felt the wrath from my Dad. Once…

HAPPINESS - FREE!

For the past 10 years Village Works has been growing in Durham Region where we’re based. At first we could only afford to be in the residential parts of the industrial area of the city. Much of our time there…
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In Flux

Thanks for visiting my blog. As much as I enjoy writing my Sunday Blog, I am currently taking on some extra work as we begin the process of relocating the studio. Moving a business that is busy 24/7 will have…

Call Me Crazy

Call me crazy, but I don’t think money is the most important thing on earth.

Call me crazy, but I feel sorry for people who hate & rage, for they are the saddest amongst us.

Call me crazy…