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Confession #1 to my Neuropsychiatrist

Some days it’s hard to tell if I’m dancing or treading water. Advertisements

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The Art of Parkinson’s Wall Features my Limited Edition Prints

Shortly after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s and breast cancer, I created a collection of limited edition prints about these diseases. Some were serious, others were playful. All of these artworks reveal aspects of how my body and mind and sense … 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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Happy Hanukkah from Mr. & Mrs. Shamash

A Great Miracle Happened There… but every year a great debate happened here — at the Shamash household — over who would light the candles.

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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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Remembering My Mother

My mother, Lea Levy, passed away seven months ago —  on March 14, 2012. I flew in for her funeral, with my husband and daughter by my side. The “Unveiling” of her monument took place this past Sunday in Toronto. … Continue reading

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Dolores my Prosthesis Recommends “Spare Parts” Art Exhibition Featuring Pre-Loved Prosthetic Limbs

Priscilla Sutton has great-looking legs with interesting names. There’s “Dora the Explorer” with cute white polka-dots on crimson red. And there’s flesh-coloured “Date Leg” perfect for blending in with the crowd. Both of these legs are artificial – the result … Continue reading

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Poetic Personal Ads: Ripe For The Picking

sweet mounds of purple summer aching to burst upon tempted tongues willing to cozy up to muffin batter in a 400 degree oven or cram a piecrust jam jar freezer bag tagged “home-grown berries” pleasantly plump a little seedy looking … Continue reading

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