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NAVIGATING ABANDONMENT By Tru Guy Stefan

Navigating Abandonment Birth of a Seeker My story begins in 1953 after being born to two blind parents.  Much was going on due to the challenges my parents had to face, especially after giving birth to 6 children, with me being the 5th. My father was of gypsy heritage and had been abused physically and emotionally by his father and my mother was from Rimouski Quebec and lost her sight from meningitis at the age of 13. In...

The Best Gallery in the City-By Iona Drozda

Back in the saddle and rarin’ to go! I begin with a renewed commitment to write and to post, each Thursday…experiencing, expressing, creating and contributing to living the best art/life. Thank you so much for being here! A brief rewind will set the stage… I officially began my professional art career in 1980 when I had my first gallery sale…one hundred and eight paintings to one collector. Yes…really…108...

15-Year-Old Digital Storyteller Wows Industry Pane...

On November 20th, Kasha, a 15 year old teenage photographer/writer and aspiring documentary filmmaker, pitched before a panel of seasoned film industry experts such as Gail Harvey, Mark Sanders, Adam Lopez and Stephanie McArthur in what Raindance Toronto calls the “Dragon’s Den for filmmakers”, and took home 2nd prize. On the same day, Kasha also launched an Indiegogo asking peers, community...

Freya and the Nature of Reality Part 2

An ongoing story by Gabrielle Holmefjord. Freya is Disheartened. Freya shuddered a little as she felt the cool air settle around her. The sun was disappearing in the distance, and the evening was becoming dark. She had been sitting on the moss-covered rock under the tall pine trees high up in the mountain for a long time now. She didn’t know how long she had been there. She had lost all track of time. It felt like an age....

A Gentle Gift From KaBooOm

My friend Kym Howe called me today from the Vet Emergency Clinic where her and her friend Louise were holding her precious little adorable kitten KabooOm, who had been there since last night very ill. There was nothing else the Vet could do for KabooOm…she was ready to depart this world after her short but very loved life. I knew very strongly I needed to be there with Kym to support her. As I was driving I wondered if I...

My Guardian Angel

Some people know the 5th of November a day in the year. Others know it as a day a man was discovered trying to make a political statement by blowing up Parliament buildings. Some know it as a part in the movie V for Vendetta. Regardless what anyone discerns about the fifth of November, it was a historical event and had a poem written about it. You may have heard the poem;   Remember, remember the Fifth of November, the...