Music Spotlight

So here’s the thing: music matters.

It heals, it propels us, and it connects us. If you were lucky enough to have a music teacher, get off your backside and thank them. Track them down. Call them. Text them. Send a good old fashioned letter or Christmas card. Doesn’t matter how you do it. Just find them and say thanks. Seriously.Continue Reading “So here’s the thing: music matters.”

Spotlight Stories

Graphic Novelist, Scott Chantler

I had the chance to meet and chat with graphic novelist, Scott Chantler, about writing, publishing and editing last night at the central Library. Scott is the Writer-in-Residence at the University of Windsor, and the first cartoonist to receive this appointment from a Canadian university. His novel TWO GENERALS was nominated for two Eisner Awards,Continue Reading “Graphic Novelist, Scott Chantler”

Art Spotlight

Found Object Art

Love “Sundays in the Studio” at the Art Gallery of Windsor. I spent the afternoon working with artist, Sasha Opeiko, who helped us use “found objects” to create art. It mirrors one of the central exhibits in the gallery right now. Today’s theme was food. I’m using a cracked old teacup and saucer, newspaper, cardboard,Continue Reading “Found Object Art”