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Artists in Our Midst - getting ready

I'm exhibiting as part of Artists in Our Midst "art walk" on the westside for the second time this year.

Last year, I coordinated 3 other artists and had our work in the common room of my co-op. This year I decided to just do it in my apartment. I'm told that I'll get fewer people - people like to go to the group shows and also you have to go in the apartment and up a flight of stairs, which will deter some folks - mobility issues, energy or just feels too private.

I'm not nearly ready… Continue

Added by Mary Bennett on April 28, 2010 at 8:13am — No Comments

Rainy days and seedlings

Not fabulous gardening weather, but I've been out trying to eradicate the bluebells and considering where we can do more edible landscaping at my coop building.

On Sunday, I did a presentation at the Unitarian church using seeds/gardening as metaphor for "growing things in our own lives, our community and our city."

I called it:

radish acts of kindness and sweetpea acts of beauty

I learned that the phrase random acts, etc. is attributed to Anne Herbert and found some additional… Continue

Added by Mary Bennett on March 16, 2010 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Joining Village Vancouver + Spaghetti Dinners + Block Parties

Hi, I'm eager to get engaged with Village Vancouver events. I know several of the steering committee members and live in Kits in a Housing Coop.
We have a common room and could host a Kits spaghetti dinner.
I'm organizing a block party for Carfree Days in Kits - on Sunday, June 20. You're all invited.

Added by Mary Bennett on March 2, 2010 at 11:54am — No Comments

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