These days I reach out and grab hold of any moment of intimacy – no matter how small – because this pandemic has not changed the fact that our lives on earth as fully intertwined. Staying at home rubs agains the grain. We want to bust out – spend time with friends on the patio; make a special dinner for our kids; get in the car and drive 10 hours to sleep in the guest room; hug our special people
How to choose a carpet … Lingwood style
Anyone who – in their adolescent years – wanted to paint their bedroom walls black knows that putting your mark on a space makes it your own. Former president of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Paul Motz, had much more to play with when in 1970 his father assigned him to managing the interior details of the … Continue reading How to choose a carpet … Lingwood style
Watch “Road Hockey Stories: Episode Two – Mitch” First Goal
https://youtu.be/v578fIoNdYk Here's Episode 2 in a series of teasers for Lost & Found Theatre's new play "Pocket Rocket" by Waterloo Region playwrights Lea Daniel and Gary Kirkham. We will be showing all the stories we've collected as a pre-show treat at performances of the play April 20 to 30 at the Registry Theatre in Kitchener. … Continue reading Watch “Road Hockey Stories: Episode Two – Mitch” First Goal
Watch “Road Hockey Stories: Episode One – Paul”
https://youtu.be/QxUGUZ_ZUgo I'm having a great time talking to people in Waterloo Region about their memories of playing road hockey I volunteered to start this series of short videos to help Lost and Found Theatre promote the world premiere of Pocket Rocket a new play by Lea Daniel and Gary Kirkham. Checkout the Lost and Found … Continue reading Watch “Road Hockey Stories: Episode One – Paul”
Career change … finally!
After years of dabbling in art – everything from sculpture to play writing – and three years of tentative practice as a digital media artist, I've made the leap. With the writing of my first artist statement for a grant application, it's official. I AM AN ARTIST. For the seasoned artists among you I'm sure … Continue reading Career change … finally!
What it means to be a friend
Social media has changed forever the meaning of the word friend, but when I think of friends I don't picture the list in my Facebook profile. I picture the faces of people I've met, people with whom I've shared time and common purpose. These are the faces of people I know actual give a damn about me and the world we live in.