Monthly Archives: February 2011

O Canada!

Sometimes it is best to not think. We are taught to consider every major move that we make, the pros, the cons, the pitfalls, and the potential gains that may be realized before we take action.  This is of value … Continue reading

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The show must go on…

And that is the fun of it all, the fact that with each installation, each published word, each proverbial sticking of ones neck out there, that no one knows how it will be received.  We all find ourselves sitting the … Continue reading

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Triple knotted shoe laces

Take your clothes off before you enter. Simple enough thing to do, first you start with the shoes, undoing the buckles or knots, next socks or hosiery, then the choice is between the top or bottom sections (or dress for … Continue reading

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Tiny steps on the road to Damascus

There should be the bare minimum, and nothing more.  There’s no reason to put lipstick on, earrings, or anything else that may detract from the essence of a thing.  Maybe all understanding comes from the ability to practice restraint, to … Continue reading

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An Ode to Failure

Recently I came across a quote about failure that I found to ring true (which most do pertaining to this subject). Most quotes are filled with the idea that a person has in some way or another fallen short, found … Continue reading

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Disturbed Waters

The drip, drip, dripping sound of water dropping from leaves onto the skylights over head was what greeted us this morning. The storm that is raging to the north decided to come early, visiting the slopes of the mountains first, … Continue reading

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(deep like a rose tall like a rose)

For Stephen,   if there are any heavens my mother will(all by herself)have one. It will not be a pansy heaven nor a fragile heaven of lilies-of-the-valley but it will be a heaven of blackred roses my father will be(deep … Continue reading

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