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Update From Robyn Michele Levy’s Nose

I’ve been plucked! My very first noselash!  

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Overheard at the Parkinson’s Scrabble Tournament: “I really need a vowel movement.”

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Dear Hemp Oil

Thank you for lubricating my body. Yours Sincerely, Robyn’s Brain

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Confession #2 to my Neuropsychiatrist

My Yummy Mummy days are long gone. I have officially crossed over to the other side. I am now a Tummy Mummy with menopausal powers. I no longer glow — I sweat. I no longer bleed — I bleat. I’ve … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s Advice

Seventy-five years ago today, my Baba was in labour with her first child — my Dad. Advice is free, my Grandma had plenty She married for love when she was twenty She always said don’t hold in your pee Try … Continue reading

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The New Year’s Cat is out of the Bag!

What surprises will she bring? A cure for Parkinsons and Parkindaughters and Parkinmothers and Parkinfathers? A cure for cancers of the breasts, the lungs, the tongue, the brain, the test(icles), the liver, the bladder, the pancreas, all the orifices including … Continue reading

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Limited Edition Prints by Robyn Michele Levy: The Story Behind “Road to Recovery”

I began working on this image back in February, 2011. The Road Girl character emerged one day while I was drawing on my digital tablet. I love the way her arms and legs are intertwined ramps that embrace herself and … Continue reading

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Limited Edition Prints by Robyn Michele Levy: The Story Behind “Parkinson’s Scrabble”

Parkinson’s disease is complicated. It’s a brain disease, a movement disorder, a lifetime affliction.  While creating this artwork, I wanted to highlight key words that describe how I feel and what I deal with since my diagnosis. Parkinson’s Scrabble is … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Vancouver Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Monday, October 29

  You’re invited to the  Vancouver Launch of Breast Stories: Cancer Survivors Speak Out Monday, October 29 at 6:30 PM 899 W 12th Avenue Vancouver General Hospital (Round Room) Come meet Phil Carpenter and have your book personally signed. Light refreshments … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Montreal Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Friday, October 19

 Exactly one year ago today, I welcomed artist/photographer Phil Carpenter into my home. We spent the morning talking about a special project he was working on. It involved traveling across Canada and taking semi-nude portraits of women who had survived … Continue reading

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