From the monthly archives:

December 2010

Motherland Comes to the Koffler

December 16, 2010

Some photos below from Sunday’s event at the Koffler Arts Centre, courtesy of photographer Nick Kozak. My new typewriter got a workout, as the mothers shared their stories and the kids, entranced with this piece of ancient machinery, tried their hand on it to write postcards to their mothers. This is the second time I [...]

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Qwerty

December 10, 2010

Introducing the new Greetings From Motherland typewriter!  I bought it this morning from a typewriter salesman who makes house calls.  Really.  I’ve been meaning to replace the one we used in the Welcome to Motherland show (which is owned by Megan Monday and had to stay in its loving home in Madison), so I finally [...]

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Everything Old is New Again

December 2, 2010

Ah, the life of an academic traveling spouse. After a year in Madison, WI where Greetings From Motherland really got off the ground, I came back to Toronto with David and Noa in September, excited to get the project started here but also sad to say goodbye to the amazing community of mothers I left [...]

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