The Rose Theatre – Saturday, November 22, 2014

Tickets $250.00 – proceeds going to benefit William Osler Health System’s three hospitals.


Night Realizations

by Chantal on September 3, 2014

It’s rare that I can’t sleep.

A bird chirped briefly about 10 minutes ago and then seemingly went back to sleep. The crickets have been silenced and I hear a few early bird cars headed into town, speeding through the canyon.

Today (tonight) I am obsessed with gentleness and compassion.

But I have felt a dramatic shift recently, away from a need to love/fix or care about the same things/people. [click to continue…]

The “me” in meditation

by Chantal on June 18, 2014

My friend Mel sent me this comment after reading my last blog post.

“hello sweetness.
LOVING the thoughts, reflections and contemplations within your recent blog post.
umm, umm, umm.
your contemplations have hit me so wonderfully. hitting me in a way that bring me back to my dreamtime last night. [click to continue…]

My Questions About Sadness

June 8, 2014

I am an artist, and yet I hit walls of sadness that make it difficult for me to even do the thing I proclaim therapeutic for me….writing. Raine is outside playing basketball with our son who has been begging to play for an hour, continually hearing the tortured “I just need another minute” dad response. […]

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Walking in Toronto

June 2, 2014

There’s something about walking the city of Toronto, for me. Whenever I touch down, I can’t wait to start on my whirlwind-business/humanitarian/appearance/catch up with my girls trip by taking my first walk at home. I am (yes, sorry I am being one of those walking/ typing people types) walking down Church St from Bloor where […]

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Mother’s Day Thoughts

May 11, 2014

I just listened to some angry sounding women chatting with Sanjay Gupta on CNN, I guess it was supposed to be a mother’s day piece. The women were talking about how they have to do everything…they’re “middle aged,” Menopausal, and mothers to tweens and pretweens. They have SO much to do, and then they come […]

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