friday – CreaSpaTreat, book, sweater, work, food, threads

Wouldn’t it be nice to get a weekly dose of positive ideas to kick off your weekend? We all have rituals and habits which help to create a sacred space. Or maybe we don’t have enough of that kind of goodness in our lives. We might need a little lift, a tonic to counteract the popular media churn. Welcome, sit down for a minute and take it in. It’s time to recharge. TGIF.

Fun is also thought of as amusing, enjoyable, entertaining, lively, pleasant.

Friday September 20 to Sunday September 22, 2019

Retreat to a spa-like setting.
Practice creativity.
Treat yourself.

The purpose of a CreaSpaTreat event, as an addition to daily creative activities, is to temporarily leave behind the usual distractions we all face. Gift yourself time; long enough to allow for rejuvenation of creative energy.

Early bird offer

If your schedule is open this Fall, consider joining the first CreaSpaTreat event in Crescent Beach, British Columbia. A small gathering of ten will gather to share, learn, socialize and exercise our hearts and minds.

Relax or to be calm, lie down, loosen up, recline, sit back, soften, unwind.

“In The Little French Bistro, Nina George envelops the reader in the sights, sounds, and smells of the coastal town, heightening Marianne’s new experiences with lush descriptions of Breton life. Fans of Elizabeth Gilbert and Isabel Allende will adore this courageous story of new beginnings, second chances, and the power of self-love.”  — Booklist 

Invent, used as a verb means to originate or create as a product of one’s own ingenuity, experimentation, or contrivance, to produce or create with the imagination.

The Quarterback Dress – Wool and the Gang

Looking for proof that knitwear can be sexy? Then get your paws on this intermediate kitand get knitting. Slink it off one shoulder and get ready to show off that back.

Deal. What kind of good deals are we making? Things like sustainable product choices, ways people co-operate or technological advancements.

“More than ever, there is a need for companies with creative teams/talent to provide alternative options for growth in the creative realm where creatives can feel like they are financially growing as individual contributors without the stress of title-seeking in order to get to the next rung on the ladder. And those who genuinely seek a managerial skill set should have the opportunity to do so, and to learn how to properly manage others.”

Appreciate is defined as: to be grateful or thankful for, to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on, to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect, to raise in value.

Ancora – False Creek, Vancouver

A Japanese-Peruvian food fusion is starting to sweep the globe. The particular roots of this fusion lie in the significance both traditions give to fresh fish, as Japanese sushi, buoyed by Peru’s thriving fishing industry, mixes perfectly with the ceviche which is at the center of many Peruvian menus. Looking out over False Creek from downtown Vancouver, Ancora sources the highest quality Canadian ingredients for the daily menu. Perfect for any special occasion, like a birthday celebration on a sunny April evening.

Yore & lessons from history, habits from simpler times, pre-technology.

Threads That Do Not Break

Maiwa School of Textiles on Granville Island seeks to promote traditional techniques from around the world and to encourage local makers and craftspeople. The lecture ‘Threads That Do Not Break’, is one-part recognition and reverence for ancestors and the survival of Indigenous teachings, and one-part excitement and enthusiasm for the potential of the future. Join Meghann as she pulls forward strands of the past into tangible pieces that can be reworked and made relevant and whole for today’s global world.

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