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White Space -The Sequel

So, another practice in white space in one of my Dylusions Art Journal.

Again, I started by laying down some gesso- then did some circle stencils with fluorescent paints- the positive and negative side of the stencil. 102 more words

Art Journal

Chase the Sun - Do Work You Love!

The Beast of Perfectionism

Day two of my Playwriting class and I won’t let them read the script I wrote.  Why?  Perfectionism.  Perfectionism tells us that we have to know a certain amount or have done certain things to be qualified.   1,007 more words

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Op-Ed: Parents and teachers should talk to kids about sex

In response to the unveiling of the new Ontario sexual education curriculum, some parents, educators and legislators have expressed fear that talking about sexuality in schools might harm children. 642 more words


Treating Ottawa's invisible children

To many people in Ottawa they are invisible. But Dr. Michelle Ward sees some of the region’s most vulnerable children and youth every week. The director of the Child and Youth Protection Clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and an expert in child maltreatment says the public would be shocked to hear how common their stories of abuse and neglect are. 831 more words

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Do what you love. Really, I mean it.

I posted this John Lennon quote on the first day of class, but as we enter the midterm season, I think it bears repeating. It is easy to get overwhelmed and stressed out over grades and course requirements and lose site of the most important question you can ask yourself as a student: 139 more words

Life Advice

New stencils - oh my!

I was fortunate to be able to purchase some new Michelle Ward stencils recently. I had been thinking about the Frond Collection ever since Michele released them, and I was finally able to get them. 47 more words

celebrate good times (come on!)

We all know we would do well to celebrate our success, our blessings, our birthdays. For most of us, though, this is easier said than done. 447 more words