A February Photo Challenge

I’m not that good at photography. I enjoy it, but I need to learn the technical skills, and I could really use some practice. Last Christmas B got me a fancy new camera. I’d wanted one for so long, and I think it was a little bit of a “thanks for toughing it out for…

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A Case for Cursive

Canada and the U.S. have decided to take cursive writing out of the public school curriculum. Apparently, since it isn’t on any tests that make the school boards look good, it’s just not worth teaching. W….T….F? people! W.T.Fricken’.F?! Some of the “reasons” given are borderline preposterous, like: -kids use computer’s, phones, and tablets (so?) -they…

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The Painted Girl

I used to fancy myself an artist. I would have never been obnoxious enough to call myself one, nor did I ever presume to be particularly good. None the less, I loved art, and did something about it. I lived (I thought I wrote ‘loved’ here. EXACTLY!) to paint, and sketch, and colour, and cut,…

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