Category Archives: Moving on

Mademoiselle

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”  –  Stacia Tauscher “Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.”  –  William Stafford Mademoiselle Ambre Ambre une poupée … Continue reading

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Material Witness

“Art is not a part of life, it is not an addition to life, it is the essence of those pieces of us that make us fulfilled. That give us hope. That give us dreams and provide the world a … Continue reading

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Re-post: Finding voice

This is a re-post of the first one to appear on this blog 11 December, 2011. My apologies to those who have already seen it. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means … Continue reading

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Ces mains

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”   –  Audrey Hepburn   “The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”   –  Anne Frank … Continue reading

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Self portrait

“The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.”   – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross   “At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable … Continue reading

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Circular-causality

“I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.”   –  Susan B. Anthony ” If love … Continue reading

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La Langue Maternelle

“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in … Continue reading

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She knows me so well…

“Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.” – Marge Piercy *** She knows me … Continue reading

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Inarticulate

“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” –  Elie Wiesel “Nothing strengthens authority … Continue reading

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Trad-ing Winds

“A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.” – Catherine the Great “As time goes by, I realize that I do trust the wind. And I often write my songs for myself.” – David … Continue reading

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