and I asked Mom to thinking about what she would like to do together: suggestions from me were: pedicure? Painting?
She quickly sent back a reply with “ Dirty Pour- look it up on YouTube…”, and proceeded to let me know she had almost everything needed and I brought a couple of extra bottles of paint , a box to fit my one canvas so I could bring it home flat, and that was that.
So I headed to her place and after deciding on colours, she guided me through a fun and colourful afternoon!
Here are some pics for now- I’ll edit video later and get it up too!
made by my friend, Letitia, for me and I had used it as my wonder woman base for Ottawa ComicCon 2017. I changed out the Wonder Woman embellishments and added the black ruffled pieces to change it out for my upcoming “role”.
skirt: circular overskirt made by TAV Creations over a crinoline inherited from Luxe bridal when they closed almost 2 years ago, embellished with one matching rose and one pink rose inherited from Norde bridal as they did their pre-closing purge this past March.
head-piece: vintage feathers, I think from family stash- but if a friend gave them to me, comment below! – mounted onto a headband from a former dance buddy Vashti, and embellished with another matching TAV Creations‘ rose.
Now what’s this all about?
Cassandra, dance buddy and fab friend, posted online one day asking if anyone was up to joining her lip-sync team for the upcoming Pete’s Sparkle Fund Lip-Sync event coming up on May 5th.
And 3 of us stepped up!
Music has been chosen and mixed!
I found 2 silk dresses in Norde’s purge and so 3 of us will grace the stage in gorgeously modified pretties and 1 of us… well… you should come out to support the event!
Pete’s Sparkle Fund Third Annual Lip-Sync Competition
The third annual Pete’s Sparkle Fund Lip-Sync Competition will be an evening of fun and entertainment for all with refreshments, door prizes and a 50/50 draw…all to support a great local cause.
Performing teams will compete for the top spot and will make it an evening for all to remember! All funds raised go to StreetSmarts Outreach, which directly helps the homeless in Ottawa.
…and keep an eye out for our ” Meowvellous” performance!
Oh, and why I say “throwing back” in the title is because I haven’t been involved with a lip sync adventure since I helped provide costuming for a high school friend who borrowed my army surplus overcoat for his performance in 1986.
Welcome to the latest Impact Update on Magawa, your adopted HeroRAT. In February Magawa broke his personal best for landmine detection, sniffing out three deadly anti-personnel mines; devices capable of killing and maiming people in an instant. Thanks to your support and Magawa’s intervention, local families in the SraePou village near Siem Reap will be able to live free of fear for the first time in decades, knowing that they can farm their land and explore the local area freely like they used to.
Magawa not only sniffed out three anti-personnel mines, he also discovered another two unexploded remnants of war. The APOPO team have now fully cleared the area and returned the formerly lost land to the local communities living and working in the area.
Did you know? – The National Level One Survey in Cambodia conducted in 2002 found that 20% (2776 out of 13908) of all villages in Cambodia are still contaminated by minefields and/or cluster bomb areas with reported adverse socio-economic impacts on the community. These adverse impacts included restrictions on access to agricultural land, pasture land, forests, and water resources, with 102,778, 105,707, 172,878 and 84,588 families being affected respectively.