Author Archives: groovy777

To my Library friends…

Please read ‘About Me‘. Thanks

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High Notes Avante

J. and I attended ‘These Are Their Stories’. Grammy-award winning singer/guitarist Dan Hill was one of the speakers and performers for mental health. Dan spoke about his mother and siblings, who struggle(d) with Bipolar Disorder. One in five are affected … Continue reading

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Arts Therapy

Collaborative mural we women did in Women’s Wellness Arts Therapy group. Profound comment by one participant, Lisa: “Science makes living possible; the arts makes living worthwhile.”   These two pieces were done by Lisa in about an hour. It’s hard … Continue reading

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In loving memory of Kusum

My beautiful friend Kusum Bhatia passed away in a tragic house fire on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018. She is survived be her dear husband Ravi and her loving son Roche. Kusum has been a wonderful friend these past 6 years, … Continue reading

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Muskokas

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Danforth shooting site

This is steps from the Danforth shooting site, just a few months after the tragedy. It is one short block from where I used to live for 9 years (and 4 years on Pape), and where some of my friends, … Continue reading

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Bunch of pics…it’s been awhile

Haven’t been posting for quite some time. Here are some pics for posterity (including one by PetSmart and two from the media). This is reaching back a ways, but a good friend from high school played on Team Canada Women’s … Continue reading

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RIP Uncle Tony

My Uncle Tony by marriage is a proud 3rd-generation Chinese-Canadian who passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018. He is survived by my aunt Wei and his daughter Lian. His funeral and life commemoration was on Saturday, June 9, 2018 … Continue reading

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Canadian family history

Sorry to the subscribers for all the mass editing! Since I do rattle on about socio-environmental issues in Canada, here are some ‘fun facts’ about my family below, since *credibility* is at a premium when one is a mental health … Continue reading

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One-Word Essays

(Note: These are NOT my photos; they come from an email circular.) My relative who has been on psychiatric meds for over 40 years sent this email. She was able to stay at one job, got married, and has been active … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the women who have children of their own, or have been like a mother to others! Have a great day and year!

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Remembering Tooker

Today is activist and politician Tooker Gomberg’s Memorial Day. Please read here to learn more about Tooker. And a NOW Magazine article on his passing. God bless his widow Angela Bischoff, who is handling both Greenspiration.org and her other eco-campaigns through the Ontario … Continue reading

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Navigating Socially – Yikes

I have moved this post to its own page, ‘Then and Now’, coming soon.

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Sibbald’s Point

No photography for, like, 6 months. Am having to relearn the very basics all over again – urghh! These shots are from a day trip to Sibbald’s Point, out on Lake Simcoe, and a random pic of my dog. We … Continue reading

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Coptic Church

It was a challenge positioning myself in the snow. Frankly speaking, I don’t know how photographers do it.                     

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