All Aboard

It’s January which means resolution time. And of course, my exercise program is firmly in place, set to begin tomorrow, or the next day or the next.  You know how it is when the winter sets in and the tea, cozy chair and stack of books are in desperate need of our immediate attention. But…

O Tannenbaum!

“ O Christmas Tree O, Christmas Tree, Your branches green delight us. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, Your branches green delight us. They’re green when summer days are bright; They’re green when winter snow is white.” Vancouver’s Christmas tree, from what I witnessed when it was being assembled in the Vancouver Art gallery plaza…

The Future is Now

We received the City of Vancouver’s notice a few weeks ago in the mail. There would be lane closure on West 1st Avenue to support a public event to be held between February 18 – March 3, 2019.  ELA was coming to our city. This past week, Vancouver hosted a free Autonomous Shuttle Demonstration. ELA,…

Between Celebrations

The week between December 25 and New Year’s Eve is a time of respite. After the excitement generated by the joyful lead-up to Christmas, December 26 signals a time to take a breath, and welcome the coming winter months that entice us with a stack of books and copious amounts of tea. The streets and…

Labyrinth – A Christmas Celebration

Christmas Eve has arrived.  The streets are less crowded as people gather in homes to celebrate this special season.  Walking home via the Vancouver Seawall, my husband and I came across a lone artist working with absolute focus on a complex Christmas tree labyrinth of brightly coloured chalk against a large open walkway in Olympic…

The Drop

“The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.” Anton Chekhov Water! The ubiquitous compound, consisting of two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen in every molecule, supports our very existence and safeguards our world and all inhabitants that call earth their home. Water is important – we recognize this…