April 17, 2018 §
2018.04.16 @ home in Toronto
There are no bad bouts when we pour in all we distill, drop by drop, from deliberate practice.
March 25, 2018 §
2018.03.25 @ home in Toronto
To this newly arrived dreamer, the ice looked as impossible as the language he did not speak.
Nourished by weekly wobbles and falls, he eventually found footing in a new land where mistakes are allowed and creativity is embraced.
(Mr. C.K. Chan, we’ll miss you. Thank you for taking me to the arena every weekend when we first arrived in 1989 and for helping us settle so well into our new home.)
January 25, 2015 §
2015.01.25 @ Home in Leslieville
The overlooked fruits of the ‘Duck-and-Roll’ drill is knowing that the sky has not actually fallen and that we are fortunate enough to be huddling with others.
October 7, 2014 §
As the rain clears and the sky turns a brilliant blue, this otter now sees how it is possible to feel ten years older and ten years younger all at once.
April 5, 2014 §
2014.4.5 @ Gate 43 in Hong Kong International Airport
A sobering thought came to mind after visiting one of the most well packaged city in the world. Use a sieve when doing self inventory in order to separate the facts from the embellishments.
February 11, 2014 §
2014.2.11 @ Home in Leslieville
A good remedy for the cold is constant movement.
December 19, 2013 §
2013.12.19 @ Home in Leslieville
Even when this daydreamer grows too heavy to be picked up, she will always feel the strength in being lifted.
November 11, 2013 §
2013.11.11 @ Home in Leslieville
We seldom get to choose our greatest battles, but we always get to choose how kindly we look them in the eyes.
October 19, 2013 §
2013.10.19 @ Home in Leslieville
On a mid day break from the commotion, this rescued daydreamer notes daily that we are not unlike a rubber band. The further we stretch to grow, the more we are pulled to revert. To level this pull is mastery.
August 20, 2013 §
2013.08.20 @ Yukon Inn, Whitehorse
This daydreamer took a stumble and realized that nearly face-planting actually afforded him a better look at the road he was walking on.