Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.  Alan Cohen What do you think of when you read the word “reflection”? An image in a mirror? The bouncing back of light, heat or sound? Thinking over a past action or behaviour? Modern mirrors … Continue reading Reflections

You’re a Professional What … ?

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit. Richard Bach Can the same be said about professional photographers? They were amateurs who just didn’t quit? One of the most welcome outcomes of this blogging assignment has been the discovery of so many amazing photographers all over the world and their incredible photos. Every day my Instagram feed … Continue reading You’re a Professional What … ?

Time Ticking

“Time does not pass, it continues” ― Marty Rubin Remember your last vacation? Remember feeling as though it would never get here? And then when it did, it was over before you knew it. Personally, I always find that pre-vacation excitement is tempered with a slight dread that the days are just picking up speed … Continue reading Time Ticking


The task of art today is to bring chaos into order. Theodor Adorno A quick Google search of the phrase “bring order to chaos” yields many, many results. Books, articles, self-help guides, 12-step programs and other similar resources offer the promise of order, organization and efficiency. Nowhere is there a mention of embracing said chaos. … Continue reading Chaos?

Beginnings …

“And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” ― Meister Eckhart I say it began on a sultry night last August. Like many Canadians, I was gathered around a screen watching the CBC broadcast the magnificent final show of the Tragically Hip in their hometown of Kingston, Ontario. Standing … Continue reading Beginnings …