Cherry Blosssom Time!

Spring is finally here! April’s theme is about the beautiful cherry blossoms, haiku and how they go together just like peanut butter and jam. I always get excited when I see the very first cherry blossoms in bloom. It’s a clear sign that the bitter cold days of winter are finally behind us and brighter […]

March is mindfulness month

Spring is in the air!….. But technically it IS still winter and feels a wee bit cold in my part of the world. March’s theme is about mindfulness, haiku and how they are closely connected. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is simply becoming much more aware of your surroundings and your thoughts, letting them come and […]

February is National Haiku Writing Month!

Welcome to February. I hope to inspire and lift up your spirits with this month’s haiku to help you learn more about what haiku is. How does February make you feel? Since February is such a short month and we’re smack in the middle of winter, it can sometimes be a month of blahness. Following […]

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2019. I hope to inspire you with January’s haiku inspiration to help you ease into the New Year. DO YOU HAVE DREAMS FOR 2019?  DO YOU MAKE RESOLUTIONS? I used to make New Year’s resolutions years ago, but those days are long gone. It always started out with the best effort and intentions, but […]

Brand storytelling with haiku poetry

Haiku poetry is based on everyday experiences and putting them into three short lines. It’s a powerful way to become more present that clearly tells a story. Haiku poetry is all about being in the moment and being in the moment has become such an important and necessary part of life that most of us […]

Fall into haiku with uBlossom Retreats

With the fall season just around the corner and as school quickly approaches, it’s the perfect time to learn something new. I’m thrilled and honoured to facilitate another introductory workshop on haiku poetry with uBlossom Retreats on beautiful Vancouver Island at Strathcona Park Lodge. Walk with me in my world of Everyday Haiku from September […]

2 for 1 summer special template design offer!

As an entrepreneur, I know how challenging it is to keep up with industry changes. I have been working for years as a graphic designer and my haiku website is relatively new. Businesses evolve, grow and transform and I’m not alone with this. I know many of you who have two businesses or more and […]

Become a haiku poet with uBlossom Retreats

I’m thrilled and honoured to have been invited by Dennyse Harris of uBlossom Retreats to facilitate an introductory workshop on haiku poetry. Walk with me in my world of Everyday Haiku at Loon Lake in Maple Ridge from June 23-25. You will learn how tap into your creativity, be more present, slow down and connect […]

Taking a haiku holiday

Close to the beginning April I was blessed with going on a wonderful and much needed beach vacation with my main squeeze/partner/man friend to Sayulita, Mexico. It’s now been about a week since we got back and it already feels like it was a long time ago. It was a fantastic and relaxing trip that […]

Spring, cherry blossoms and haiku poetry

It’s cherry blossom time! Finally! After what felt like (and really was) a very long winter, the beginnings of spring are finally making an appearance here in Vancouver. A little late in the season but I’m finally seeing pink and white petals pop up here and there throughout the city. The cherry blossom is often […]