365 Days is my personal practice of putting out words and images. My goal is to do a post a day for a year. In that time, I hope to transform myself and my art.

Standing in the Shadows

I realized today that I spent my life trying to live into a version of success that belongs to the ideas of my dead Pakistani aunties. They were Canadian immigrants…

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Seeing Straight

The problem with (and the gift of) photography is that we see the world through a lens and edit out the things we don’t like - to create an idea…

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Choose School

I’ve been told, the best way to learn a languageis to have a lover who speaks it.I noodled it a bit.It comes with too much baggage.So, I’m going to school…

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Retirement

When I think of my age, I feel elation, as my liberty now is freedom of time. I could pick up the guitar that I put down, still in the…

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Goodbye Chi Chi DeVayne

Zavion Michael Davenport died a couple of days ago. She was best known as Chi Chi DeVayne, an American Drag Queen. She was 34 years old. Yesterday a friend, asked…

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Something is coming

Today as I listened to the world, I heard overwhelm. It came from all directions and from everyone I engaged with. It feels like today, Monday, August 23, 2020, the…

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Heading Towards Clarity

Yesterday as my struggle with my website layout touched on the point of frustration, I reached out to a group of business-oriented friends and asked for advice, suggestions, and recommendations.…

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Definition of Success

Today I was challenged by the question of what ‘success’ means to me. It was posed in the framework of turning professional. This is a tough question, as I do…

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Saboteur

I have this messiness that I carry around with me, like Charles Shultz’s Pig-Pen. I feel incomplete and unkempt.   Failure feels buried deep within my bones like a birthmark.…

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