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Thoughts on the Intersections of Capitalism & Ableism

I think about ableism most days, but this is my first time officially participating. I haven’t used this blog in ages, but I figured this was a good enough reason to resurrect it – at least for today. It’s not only Blogging Against Disablism Day, but also May Day – the ongoing fight for worker’s…… Continue reading Thoughts on the Intersections of Capitalism & Ableism

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An Open (Love) Letter to Those Who Are Struggling

This is a love letter of sorts. For those who are struggling, stuck, confused, scared shitless. For those who are lost, who are unsure of what to do with their lives, or where to go from here. For those who don’t fit in, who don’t feel like they belong, who feel ‘different’ and out-of-place. For…… Continue reading An Open (Love) Letter to Those Who Are Struggling

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Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

“It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look. To affect the quality of the day – that is the highest of…… Continue reading Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

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Photo Journey Part 4

To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” –Osho I’m a couple days late…… Continue reading Photo Journey Part 4

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Love is…Brief Escapes & Entrenched Narratives

This weekend, armed with a pretty generous gift card, my partner and I escaped to the quaint town of Niagara-on-the-Lake for a couple of whirlwind days. We stayed at one of the vintage hotels – an adorable and relatively unassuming Inn with a lot of history within its walls. As we began to explore the…… Continue reading Love is…Brief Escapes & Entrenched Narratives

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Love is…simple childhood pleasures and leaning into fear

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. -Anais Nin tiny purple & yellow wildflowers in grass that you wouldn’t notice if you weren’t truly looking kicking…… Continue reading Love is…simple childhood pleasures and leaning into fear

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Jeanette Winterson & Newfoundland Adventures Part Two: Explorations of Land, Writing, and Self

Journal Prompts (inspired by Jeanette Winterson) How do you “live in the space between chaos and shape”? How do you interpret that? (One of my favourite paragraphs from my favourite book) Where do you explore? How do you explore your body or the body of others? If you were writing a poem, how would you…… Continue reading Jeanette Winterson & Newfoundland Adventures Part Two: Explorations of Land, Writing, and Self