A figure is holding a giant pencil and looking happy.

Drawing Makes For a Perfect Day

I’m holding a giant pencil, looking happy, because any day with an abundance of drawing is a perfect day.

A person with a giant eyeball for a head vibrating to the energy of the cosmos.

Cosmic Interconnectedness

I have a giant eye for a head and I am vibrating, in tune with the energy of the cosmos, feeling my interconnectedness with the largest to the…

Two people walking a dog. The sun in shining behind them and there are hearts around the image. The hearts on the stick figures are shown.

And then we met Wally

In early June 2021, after months of applying for dogs, I got a message back from a great shelter that our application for “Mr. Wiggles” as he was…

Autocrats burning up the elements that make democracy

Autocrats Burning Liberty

Autocrats are burning up the rights of civil liberty. There are no free and fair elections, no unbiased journalism, and an erosion of constitutional rights.

A monkey demon pointing the way to fun instead of obligations.

The Mischievous Monkey Demon

The mischievous monkey demon tries to lead me astray when I have other things to do. The monkey knows what I find most fun. Bad influence, but just…

A person who forgot their notes for a presentation.

The Bell Tolls for Thee

I forgot my notes and had to ad lib a presentation. Self-sabotage.

Return with special knowledge

Return with special knowledge

Responding to provincial and federal restrictions put a few speed bumps and added more costs to doing business. It also offered an opportunity to spend more time with…

An instructor drops slide carousels in front of the students.

Mistakes Were Made

Once, on the first day of class, I dropped two slide trays as I entered the room; the lids popped off, spilling all the slides in front of…

A winged figure emerges from the sea holding up a lantern to chaos


I have emerged from the sea of empathy, with newly formed wings, and hold up the torch to drive back the dark cloud of chaos. The sun is…

A figure is pushing a house.

Moving House is Traumatic

While I am grateful to own a home, selling a townhouse and relocating is traumatic at this time. I have no other place to go (yet).