Worth Waiting For

Mary/ October 29, 2015

Morris Panych is brilliant. Gifted actor, playwright and director, he has wooed me before with his play “7 Stories” and this latest work, “The Waiting Room” at the Arts Club Granville Island last

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This is a Dress

Mary/ July 28, 2015

This is a wonderful summer dress from Maiwa Handprints, located on Granville Island, here in Vancouver. Maiwa started as a fabric art supply store, but branched out into clothing, accessories and home décor

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It’s all in the Shoes

Mary/ June 26, 2015

Months ago, from the comfort of my home, I saw an ad for BC Business’s Top 100 Networking luncheon. It sounded like a great idea at the time; I was in a brave

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My Day Job

Mary/ June 15, 2015

  Not all of the time, but some of the time I get to create unique, amazing spaces in my role as an interior designer who specializes in health care design. This was

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Styling in an Instant

Mary/ June 8, 2015

I’ve found a new art form. One that is immediate, easy, fun, and infinitely creative. I worked in advertising prior to returning to school to study design. In design school I found our

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The Book Beckons

Mary/ May 29, 2015

It is very heady and exciting working on my book. Nearly 100 first draft essays have almost all been given a once-over again. Along with my enthusiastic and talented photographer Kathy, shown above,

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Celebrate Everything

Mary/ May 11, 2015

Until Further Notice: Celebrate Everything I read this line on the memorial plaque on a bench in a lakeside park, visiting my Dad last summer. Good advice, really. I’m all for celebrating everything.

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Beautiful Breakfast

Mary/ April 22, 2015

My son ran in the Vancouver Sun Run this last Sunday and needed a good breakfast. It ended up being coconut/banana multigrain pancakes with yogurt.  Yum. I’ve been experimenting with food photography and

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Mary/ April 17, 2015

Each year I try to do a little art piece to donate to my friend’s fundraising gala. My friend has a daughter with autism. When her daughter started at the local public school

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