To drink or not to drink and how this relates to crohn’s disease

After a couple of weeks of reading too many self help sites and reminicing over what doctors, councillors, and other medical professionals and what family and friends have said or not said or suggested I find myself thinking back to when I was healing after a second surgery for Chron’s Desease which saw 11 inches […]

Fast and processed foods need to be taxed at the same rate that cigarettes are taxed in Canada

I wish the Canadian government would begin taxing fast and processed foods as much as they tax cigarettes immediately. And don’t even try to argue with me by saying it’s food, and a necessity. It’s not food. It’s a manufactured multi-national addiction too, brought to you by multi-national corporate marketing and advertising jingles combined with […]

3 Years Today and Five Ways to Make it to 4

Yes, it is that day of the year again where I can honestly say that I am sober of GHB addiction. Five Ways to Make it to 4 Don’t hang out with people who use the drug you were addicted to no matter how much you like them steer clear because a moment of weakness […]

Revisiting the Needs and Priorities List to practice positive self talk and hand coding – Striking Out

This a personal note to myself that I am progressing. You are welcome to read and comment. I edited and updated the original list which can be found here. I was commissioned back in January to paint four paintings (by a person who wishes to remain anonymous) or as one large painting that depicts the […]

The good things – Immediate needs and financial priorities list

I was commissioned back in January to paint four paintings (by a person who wishes to remain anonymous) or as one large painting that depicts the four seasons in my own style of painting. There was no time period set as a completion date for delivery. I will set one now. Friday, April 20/2007. I […]

The design of an imagined life becoming real – I need to pinch myself daily

I began a design project earlier this month for Scott Wallick. His wife Binita is a court reporter and I am designing and illustrating a logo and business card for her. Thus far our contact has been via email only. We have never met in person nor have we spoke on the phone. Initially I […]

Spring is in the air – card design

While condoms aren’t breaking, I work as a freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator. đŸ˜‰ This is the front and back of a 4″ by 6″ promotion card for AstroNutrition. This will be going to press later today. Click images to left for larger. The blossoms were drawn in Adobe Illustrator and later placed into the […]

Barefoot and picking carrots in the snow

The world surrounding me is white, fluffy and icy. The trees are insulated against the approaching cold now. The ground had been warm before the snowstorm, causing ice sheets to form beneath the blanketed Lower Mainland. I have been laughing for two days strait, at the onslaught of a winter with snow. So fine to […]