Loss and gain

Don’t judge me for my artwork. My mind was a bit of a blank this week as I considered what I wanted to post about. As sometimes happens, I’m mining my week’s experiences for a theme and coming up empty, when suddenly something someone says gives me...

This is the VOICE

The past few weeks I’ve been riveted by this new book by New Yorker writer John Colapinto, who takes a deep dive here into all things related to the voice. It’s truly fascinating stuff. But I’m particularly enthralled by the second last chapter,...

We meet again

My bags are packed, I’m ready to go. I’m about to meet my new crop of students–always an exciting time of year. But this time, of course, it feels much different; there’s a whiff of change in the air because, yes! We get to MEET AGAIN. In...

Just. Breathe.

John Roedel reads The Anatomy of Peace Shout-out today (and apologies for the two-week absence…just been busy with other things and kept losing the thread) to poet John Roedel, who feels like something of a muse for these times. This beautiful poem, The Anatomy...

Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories

Kimberly joins best friend and pianist extraordinaire, Anna Ronai in this concert honouring Black History Month, with music by Florence Price, H. Leslie Adams, William Grant Still, Libby Larsen and others. Featuring photos by Alice Philipp @alicetookmypicture....