Tag: art

Item #25 – Église De Stains, by Maurice Utrillo

This weary nicotine-stained lithograph-on-board has pride-of-place in my living room not because it is valuable (certainly not) or noteworthy. This print occupied a similar position in my grandparents' home for as long as I can remember and likely before that, so it is a piece of my own history. This was my pop's parents’ home, … Continue reading Item #25 – Église De Stains, by Maurice Utrillo

Book of Treasures – Kindergarten and Grade 1: red, yellow, green

Kindergarten: 1972, Princess Margaret Elementary School, Winnipeg, MB. Teacher: Mrs. MacIntyre. This was the age of full-day kindergarten, complete with blackboards, reading time, nap time, arts and crafts. I remember lots of the basics - letters, numbers, chalkboard, colours, and construction paper. For those last two, I have one especially clear memory - frustration. We … Continue reading Book of Treasures – Kindergarten and Grade 1: red, yellow, green