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Beauty Tuesday: Idle No More

Two women holding signs at an Idle No More march in Coast Salish territories, January 11, 2013

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. –Martin Luther King, Jr. I have been feeling hopeful about my country lately. I haven’t felt that way in a while. While my American friends often joke about moving […]

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Beauty Tuesday: Ross Taggart, RIP

Photo: saxophone

My first real job was bussing tables (and later, waitressing – with a bit of underage bartending here and there) at a long-defunct restaurant and jazz club called the Alma Street Cafe here in Vancouver. We had live jazz five nights a week, and as a result I came to know many of the city’s […]

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Beauty Tuesday: On William Blake, Desire Mapping, and Pinterest

William Blake's painting of Los Entering the Grave: a man entering an arched doorway carrying a lantern

I’m starting a new tradition. Every Tuesday I intend to celebrate beauty in some form. Beauty Tuesdays! I’m diggin’ it. Hope you do too. A few weeks ago, I wrote about Danielle Laporte’s wonderful Desire Map program. I’ve settled on five core desired feelings for myself: Freedom. Alignment. Conviviality. Evolution. Delight. (Yes, they spell “faced.” I don’t know what […]

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