Work-on..

On and on I sew… There has been a delay in my PhD defence at the University of New Brunswick this week. The delay is not one that I expected but, I have great respect for the process and so (sew) I am continuing to work on. The written component of my dissertation was submittedContinue reading “Work-on..”

Festival Inspire!

This past weekend my family and I had the amazing opportunity to take in some of Moncton NB’s 3rd annual Festival  Inspire (sadly, we missed the decorated bike parade on Friday night!). This brilliant new festival is the brainchild of  co-founders Lisa Griffin and Matthew Kingsley Willison. The festival has a mandate of injecting colourContinue reading “Festival Inspire!”

Trans4fer 554 fundraiser May 9th!

I’ve been working SO hard to get ready for The GAG’s fundraiser next week (Tuesday, May 9th) at the Wilser’s Room. Hope to see many of you there! Here’s how it works: IMPORTANT: YOU bring  (with all do respect, as I am certain that you really are reading carefully but still, let me repeat “YOU”Continue reading “Trans4fer 554 fundraiser May 9th!”

“I think…”

A month or so ago, I did an interview with Nathalie Sturgeon of the Brunswickan Newspaper. I was reading back over my answers to a couple of the questions that she asked me, and realized that I would like to share them here in my blog. So here goes! NS: Tell me about yourself.  DH:Continue reading ““I think…””

Lessons learned, plans to re/make, and the most important thing is all ‘wrapped up’.

Mum always taught us to say thank you, and I’m sorry when appropriate. In our little family I’m the birthday rememberer, the gift wrapper, and the note writer as those things matter to me deeply. At least, I thought that I was until yesterday morning. Our youngest came down stairs yesterday morning asking for “aContinue reading “Lessons learned, plans to re/make, and the most important thing is all ‘wrapped up’.”

‘It is proper to speak the truth’

My supervisor frequently reminds me to own the many realities of my current situation, and to not take for granted the work/art that goes into making a home and a life (the art of homelife?)… I am/do – try/ing – each day. So many different things occur in every family in the run of aContinue reading “‘It is proper to speak the truth’”