No need to be alone on Christmas Day–Thank you Bayshore Home Health & Franklin Horner for the Home Alone Christmas Dinner
As I sit down to eat Christmas dinner with family in Westfield New Jersey, I wanted to reflect on those who are isolated and alone at this time of year and to say a special thank you to Jackie Hickey RN of Bayshore Home Health, the Franklin Horner Community Centre, the many other community agencies, […]
Community festive events continued….with Ellis Flowers
Lucky for those who attended, on Friday 13th December, Yien Ha-Watson, the owner of Ellis Flowers, provided this fun interactive build your own “Festive Flower Centrepiece” event.
Holiday Festivities at Mosaic Resource Centre: Sock and Button Snowmen with help from Amica at Bayview
I have just arrived in Westfield (New Jersey), a refugee from the Jack Frost/Edward Scissor hand nightmare that Toronto had become on Sunday morning – as we were driving down Yonge Street we were left gasping in awe at the broken majesty of the very many fallen ice laden giants, strewn like waterfalls as if […]
How Music Can Heal ~ by Talia Wooldridge with assistance from Michael Moon
This is a guest post from Talia Wooldridge, of “Music can Heal”, whom I met at the Music to Care Conference in November at the University of Toronto. Talia will be coming to the Mosaic Community Resource Centre with some of her colleagues for a musical “healing session” in the Spring: “Music Can Heal is […]
Holiday wine & chocolate tasting at Avondale…
After The Bay event on Tuesday, I hopped on the Queen Street Car and headed to my next stop: the Avondale Retirement Residence was hosting a wine and chocolate tasting event:
Modern Day Classics at The Bay Queen Street–Tuesday 3 December
In a world where too many are focussed on immediacy, we forget what is staring us in the face. There are many connections everyone can make on a daily basis with an everlasting thread, and that thread is community. Last Tuesday saw me downtown at The Bay on Queen for a lovely event called “Modern […]
Frida Kahlo Remembered….
I love Frida Kahlo’s work, not just because of my two back surgeries and my own time spent in casts, and I wanted to let Frida Kahlo fans know of the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25061658
Christmas in the City at The Distillery District Old World Experience…………………
Are you looking for that magical old world Christmas feeling? Try a visit to The Distillery District before Christmas – my friend Betty Ann highly recommends this place. A Christmas market is a street market which celebrates the traditional sights, sounds and scents of Christmas and is staged during the weeks leading up to Christmas. […]