Category: Health

Online Gallery Launched

If you look above in the header bar, you’ll notice a new section: my new online gallery! I’d like to say thank you to my husband for designing and developing the site. I think he did a pretty great job; I hope you agree. My feet…

Illustration Friday: Empty

Empty, Ink on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl The word for this Illustration Friday may have been designed to stimulate a little existential angst this week, but every baby knows that an empty cardboard box is the most fun of all! Breakfast, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer…

Illustration Friday: Aging

Granny Cuts a Rug, Ink on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl At thirteen, my grandmother Alice was a cook on a schooner up north “on the Labrador.” At eighteen, she married Walter –a man of gentle good humour and twinkling eyes– and raised two families with him…

First Poet Laureate of St. John’s: Agnes Walsh

This morning I was delighted to wake up and hear that one of my favourite poets and people, Agnes Walsh, had been named the first Poet Laureate of the city of St. John’s, Newfoundland. The last time I had a chance to talk to Agnes –a…

Freedom of Expression ™

Kembrew McLeod sounds like a hero’s name, and in a way he is one. I’m not sure how many of you know about Leo Stoller. When I first heard he was claiming to own a trademark on a number of expressions including “freedom of expression,” my…

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My feet after a late night of painting. In case anyone was wondering why I had to switch from oil to egg tempera, I thought this candid image probably says it all. A friend shot this, having found me sleeping after one of many all-night painting…

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My feet after a late night of painting. In case anyone was wondering why I had to switch from oil to egg tempera, I thought this candid image probably says it all. A friend shot this, having found me sleeping after one of many all-night painting…

The Animal Rescue Site

I just wanted to say a special thank you to everyone for their comments. That kind of positive energy from some very talented people has been very motivating to me, especially when most days the only way I can meet the combined needs of my work,…