Designing a Life

Mary/ January 3, 2017

I started posting this picture of my garage/office just because it looked lovely last night, in the crisp clear evening, with some strange and rare snow here in Vancouver… Then I thought –

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This is a matter of life and death

Mary/ December 19, 2016

As Dr. Seuss said: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened”. The other week was the one year anniversary of my mother dying. To honor the date, I shared, on one

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Snow Day Baking: 3 Christmas Treats

Mary/ December 13, 2016

The unusually heavy snow here in Vancouver created a good opportunity to stay home in my PJ’s and bake. The sweet smells coming from the oven, the warmth and coziness, doing something I

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I’m Back…and on a mission

Mary/ December 6, 2016

Yes, one can feel so confident when they start a new venture, or a new practice, and everything is going swimmingly.  I felt very smug last year when I seemed to have no

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Add Some 60’s to Your Shakespeare

Mary/ July 4, 2016

I love Bard on the Beach. Take a summer evening, add a live performance and place it in lovely ocean-front Vanier Park… doesn’t get much better than that in Vancouver. All you Shakespeare

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