Loving it Live

Mary/ November 25, 2015

  It’s a cornucopia of performing arts treats this week…what a joy to see live theatre and music. I listen to CD’s and my iPod a lot, for sure, but nothing is like

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Way to go, Mom!

Mary/ November 20, 2015

My mom celebrates her 88th birthday this coming week. No, she is not a vibrant can’t-believe-she’s-88 kinda gal. She has advanced dementia and cannot communicate with words any more. But, her eyes light

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Every Leaf

Mary/ November 16, 2015

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. ….. – Emily Bronte I’ve always loved this poem. Particularly the

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Happy 1st year, Art Part!

Mary/ November 9, 2015

The Art Part of my Heart was born and my first blog post published one year ago. What a great experience it’s been. I didn’t know what to expect, how things would evolve.

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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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Tasks that Soothe

Mary/ October 20, 2015

I’m back. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted…I think there has only been one blog post this summer. Not what I had planned. Friends and colleagues had commented earlier in the year:

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Knock Knock

Mary/ August 26, 2015

Painting the front door requires some planning. You have to leave the door open, a bit, for a long time! I’ve had the paint now for weeks. I’ve been so busy working long

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A Ten Year Love Affair

Mary/ August 3, 2015

It’s been ten years, almost to the day, I took possession of my current home. As I look out to the back yard and see the star magnolia reaching across the garden to

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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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