Lines Written in Early Spring by William Wordsworth I heard a thousand blended notes, While in a grove I sate reclined, In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad thoughts to the mind. To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran; And much it grieved my heart to think What man has made of … [Read more...] about I heard a thousand blended notes
(April 16, 2021) In a disastrous third wave, if current trends continue, Ontario could see well over 18,000 new daily COVID-19 infections by the end of May — despite continuing vaccinations — CBC News has learned from a government source. And the Ontario government has been ignoring doctors and public health officials about a crushing third wave of COVID 19 for months. … [Read more...] about COVID 19: Ontario’s disastrous third wave
(March 6, 2021) A vast majority of the wealth of literature produced by women throughout the dawn of time has likely faded from view or never came into public view. The journals, jottings and stories written by women have been heralded in the quiet whispers of their own homes, communities and maybe their own imagination. Nevertheless--and despite a world agnostic to their … [Read more...] about Great Women Authors: 10 of the best
(February 15, 2021) Yulia Ustinova, the Russian artist, uses ‘tetki’-- a Russian word for “uneducated, ungroomed women’ as a foundation for a rich world of women and half-animal creatures.” In an interview with an Australian gallery in 2013, she says she now refers to them as ladies, or ‘plumpies.’ Ustinova deftly uses small props to imply stories for her figures. While … [Read more...] about Yulia Ustinova, the Russian artist, and her ‘ladies’ resonating in the west.