Monthly Archives: May 2012

Embracing the Past

I decided to collage a series of family  photos that I discovered when my sister and I went on a pilgrimage to learn of my fathers people. The technique of photo transfer was a wonderful process for this. It allowed me … Continue reading

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Building the Studio

The building of this studio began in November of 2011. I contracted out the foundation work, which was challenging to find some-one who was available for the fall. The crew arrived the week-end before our first snow. In the spring … Continue reading

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Dream the Impossible

It was approximately three years ago as I was working in my garden, when I saw my studio in the  back yard.I can only describe it as a vision, the sensation  in my body of catching this  glimpse was very … Continue reading

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Journal entry: Struggles

When I write in my journal often it is  to let go of an emotion that is overwhelming me. The visual journal is  as well a place to come to when I  need to release. It  honours the difficult stretches … Continue reading

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Journal entry: Celebrating success

A visual journal can be  used to acknowledge milestones in one’s  life. When a few of my poems were selected to appear in an anthology of northern women’s poetry, I created this  page to celebrate. It can be  easy to … Continue reading

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Journal Entry: Open to Magic

Visual Journaling can take the form of building intentions. I created this page to remind myself that I am open to unseen possibilities. When I let go of control, magic can occur.

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Visual Journaling: Getting Started

Visual Journaling: Getting started Journal writing is a constant companion. I use it to process, gain clarity, and unload a whole lot of baggage. Visual journaling extends this avenue of connection. I discovered this tool when a good friend handed … Continue reading

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