2022 was one of the hardest years of my life. Choosing to end my marriage and move towards divorce was an excruciating decision. The pain that followed was deep and vast. There were days I laid on my office floor and cried. Days where the pain & grief felt almost too much to bear. ButContinue reading “My word for 2023”
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The Season for Grief
If ever there was a “right” season to grieve and feel immense change in your life – Fall is the perfect one. Whether I’m out on my bike, or walking with a friend, the profound beauty of this season speaks to me. “Look at our colours!” The leaves exclaim. ”Change can be beautiful. And it’sContinue reading “The Season for Grief”
Still Stace, one year later!
“Still Stace” published one year ago today, Oct 19th, 2021. Happy Book Birthday, to you! What a year. I have to say, the biggest surprise for me this year has been what many Beloved Queer Folx want to talk about. After reading my book, we’ve chatted on Zoom, on walks, on emails about this newfoundContinue reading “Still Stace, one year later!”
Lately I’ve stepped away from social media, and had to put my phone away more than normal (both things that are good to do from time to time anyway!). I’m going through some very Hard Things in my personal life right now. I’m not in a place yet to talk about it, either in desireContinue reading “Hard Things.”
Some British Paints.
Oh gosh. My time here in the UK is not over yet, but this place has changed me somehow. There are things I didn’t know I needed to see, things I didn’t know I needed to feel – or experience. Maybe it’s just that it’s my first solo trip in so long, and after theContinue reading “Some British Paints.”
A blessing for Pride Month 2022
I believe so strongly in the power of our words to build each other up & give life. So I will keep writing Blessings, because I just believe they matter. As Pride month draws to a close, these words rose to the surface of my heart. Much love to you, wherever you find yourself onContinue reading “A blessing for Pride Month 2022”
A poem for me – and maybe you, too.
In tough times (especially), I believe we all need to do what moves us. For me sometimes it’s art, sometimes it’s cycling, sometimes it’s writing. (Sometimes all three in one day.) I wrote this because I needed to, for me. Maybe you need to hear it too. Sending love, my friends. PS – God isContinue reading “A poem for me – and maybe you, too.”
Recently – for Pride month – I was invited to share my story at my alma mater, Sheridan College. Now, this is meaningful for me on multiple levels. Sheridan was a school I never thought I would get into, or remotely succeed at. But I did. And I’ve had a busy animation career since graduatingContinue reading “Sheridan Sharing”
I’m going to England!
Friends! I’m so excited to be going to the UK for a working trip for most of July! I’ve never been, but it’s always been on my artist bucket list. I can’t wait to peruse the streets, sample the fish and chips, and try to become invisible sketching at cafes! I’ll be primarily in theContinue reading “I’m going to England!”
A Blessing for you, on International Women’s Day
For International Women’s Day, I sat quietly and pictured all the women in my life, who I admire, who I am cheering for. My women friends, this is for you. Art @staceychomiakart FULL TEXT: A Blessing for You, Ferociously Wonderful WomenOn International Women’s Day, 2022 I see you, my Black, Indigenous, Asian, Latina, Indian… all my gloriousContinue reading “A Blessing for you, on International Women’s Day”