Tag Archives: Offerings

Art + Fact

Further to the meditations on ancestral objects and stories offered by Bonnie Devine … Artifacts may only be remnants left behind by the people who went before us, but to me, holding an artifact is like shaking hands with the … Continue reading

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Eschew perfection. Strive for excellence.

Thomas Keller The French Laundry Cookbook When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, then the real purpose of striving toward perfection becomes clear: to make people happy, … Continue reading

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For the Kid-at-Heart Who Banged Her Head

Dear W., I hope all is well with the concussion recuperation. As you know I have been concentrating on one sensory modality per week for the last little while. I meant to get the proprioception one out earlier — got … Continue reading

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Eat Me Drink Me

Michael Pollan Food Rules # 36 < that piece after the hashtag is a strawberry Don’t eat breakfast cereals that change the color of the milk. So this might mean — don’t eat milk with your cereal (eat a little … Continue reading

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Images We Grow Into Through Rooted Imaginings

Sarah West, nature art therapist and good soul sketched this “little professor” or “wizard” bear meant to represent yours truly. Other examples of her art can be found at Rooted Imaginings. http://www.rootedimaginings.com/ Note the room in rooted imaginings for the … Continue reading

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Random Access Stash

Jan Morris interviewed in The Guardian by Tim Adams Morris looks around her bookshelves, the thousands of books that line this long room floor to ceiling. “People always say: ‘Have you read them all?’” she says. “No. but I have … Continue reading

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Tango Tangle

Thanks to the great restorer at ToTango who explains that we do when we dance. —————————- Original Message —————————- Subject: Re: Community, Audience, Public From: “Keith Elshaw” Date: Mon, April 2, 2001 5:40 pm To: “mcluhan-l” ————————————————————————– Francois; I’m a … Continue reading

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After Alexandria Redux

Grayson James More keepsakes from the show at the Ryerson Image Centre: After Alexandria One muses that this show about books and the traces people leave in them could reference the Alexandria of history’s great library. Or something else. Recto … Continue reading

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creating a collaborative installation

Grayson James at the Ryerson Image Centre and the installation/project After Alexandria I became interested in this project at a point in my life when I was experiencing a loneliness unlike any I had before. As an avid reader, I … Continue reading

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Perspectives and Perversions

Dave Morris begins his “Opening Doors” article about Rick Bébout’s web site (Eye May 12/05) by quoting Bébout on gay people and what they offer: “We should be gift-givers,” says Rick Bébout. “We should be people who understand we have … Continue reading

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