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  • Hidden Creatures Come Forth
    I’ve become rather obsessed the last couple of days with teasing forth these creatures from my nature photos. Playing with the reflect tool in Polarr, adjusting this and that, I find them and draw them out. Some have a rather surrealist aspect I really like, as well as a nod to Urban Fantasy. Well, first off, I call them THE CREATURES. Suppose or lack of …
  • Let’s Pretend Is Actually What Matters?
    A few years back, I was listening to CBC Radio, and the guest on was speaking about unstructured play. His point was on how today we have children who don’t necessarily have the tools that equip them for today’s world. Unstructured play? What is that? Unstructured play*,†  happens when children follow their instincts, ideas, and interests without an imposed outcome. It may include challenging forms …
  • Do You Believe In Magic? ~ Part I
    I peed on it when I was little, I think I was 3. So, when my sister and I were divving up the furniture – after Wendy-bitch {ya, long story} had redecorated the Homestead – we decided I should have it since I’d technically claimed it. I have an old photograph of me sitting on it with great grandma. I’ve actually only seen, in person, …