PROVIDING SUPPORT & SERVICES TO MEET THE DIVERSE DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF PEOPLE WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY

  • Noticing Through My Lens

    Noticing Through My Lens

    What I am noticing through my camera lens is, “how Paris has still got the small town feel even though it’s expanding rather fast.”

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  • Pulling Pumpkins and Preparing for The Pause

    Pulling Pumpkins and Preparing for The Pause

    I have been taking some trainings and I have been noticing just how much our interactions are impacted by how we are doing emotionally. In a time where we are influenced to be so reactive, many teachers have been reminding me how important the pause is. The pause has been helping me before I start my day, before I start a project, before an interaction of any kind, but particularly before a challenging one.

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  • As the Days Grow Colder, Community is Growing Warmer

    As the Days Grow Colder, Community is Growing Warmer

    With the days getting colder, I’m noticing more and more, the desire for things that make people feel warm. I’m noticing that people are craving things that not only give them energy, but give them that gooey, warm, cozy feeling. People are looking for safe and open spaces, with opportunity for connection that triumphs the bite of cold weather.

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  • Noticing That Which Weaves Us Together

    Noticing That Which Weaves Us Together

    I have this quote written up in chalk paint on an old window in front of my house right now. The other day a gentleman I’ve never met knocked on my front door and asked if I would be so kind as to lend him a pen and paper so he could write that quote down. He was struck by the beauty of the words, he said. I got pen and paper, and we spent some time talking together out front with this Wendell Berry quote and he shared why he was so stuck by it, and a bit about his life. I thanked him for taking notice of my offering to the neighbourhood.

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