CD3: May 2023

1)  One thing my friends know about me is that I’m a stickler for language. In particular: for clear language. Fuzzy language leads to fuzzy thinking (she said authoritatively), which is at best an obstacle to effective action – and at worst, downright dangerous. I...

Let’s be clear…

It’s always been a bit challenging for me to explain to people what I do, especially in my role as a visual facilitator. Sometimes they’re familiar with the field, but other times I’ve gotten puzzled looks and questions like, “Oh, you’re like a courtroom illustrator?”...

CD2: February 2023

These are a few of my favourite things… 1) Following the pattern I set with my first blog post, I started out planning to write about one topic for my second one and ended up landing on another one. All because of a notebook that caught my eye. This month: kindness....

Kindness

The other day I stopped by one of my favourite shops, The Regional Assembly of Text, (paper! paper! paper!) to buy a birthday card for a friend. After buying five birthday cards (because you can never have too many), I passed the table of tempting notebooks in the...

CD1: January 2023

I don’t subscribe to a lot of newsletters, but there are a select few I not only enjoy receiving but actually read. Generally those are the ones in which the author shares a curated list of things they found particularly interesting on the assumption that if they find...