Blogged before bed last night because I had to get up early and go to the office. Ok, I didn’t HAVE to go to an office but I decided to get my booty to Edelman’s Toronto office to meet David Armano their Global EVP from Chicago. I’ve been following @armano on Twitter for YEARS. Sometimes I get people saying they’ve followed me for ages and they’re excited when WE meet, this is one of those people for ME.

the power of a post: social media with love

I wrote a blog post about him on January 6, 2009 when I WITNESSED him raise money to help a friend who had fallen into an unfortunate situation. It was heart touching to watch as the donation meter on his blog post “Please help Daniella’s Family” went up and up. As I followed along, they raised $12K in 24HR! He’s a rad guy and today we get to meet in person.

Today is going to be awesome πŸ™‚ Make the most of it, you’re younger today than you will be again!


James Dean reading poetry, 1955

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I’m happy to my acceptance as a Delegate for Β TedXToronto on September 23! I attended last Β year and it was quite riveting.Β For details on how you can take part in the conference go here. There’s a few speakers this year I know personally so I’m really looking forward to being there.Β Not sure who the hosts are.

These are two of my favourite videos from the speaker vids created by my friends at The Biz Media. First up is Movember co-founder Adam Garone and secondΒ Rob Spence. Reckon you’ll find them quite moving πŸ™‚

Dropped off a bday present for Emma at Sammy’s work today and have had this song stuck in my head. It’s real pretty. Give a listen, you will like it too. Tonight is the Diet Coke TIFF party. Two more nights of TIFF before it’s over! Gah. Mega tiring. Gonna take a city break and go visit Mum this weekend.

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And by numbers… I mean Pemberton & Plashkes, the creators of Art Battle. Their numbered shirts equal seventeen. Eight is my fav number, I have one tattooed on my right arm.

If you have never been to Art Battle, follow them on Twitter here and stay tuned for the next one. It’s one of the most awesome things that happens in this wonderful city. Competitive painting for the WIN.

Paint pr0n.

THIS is how you do event shirts.

These babies were all up for grabs. Painted that night, silent auction.

I really liked this one. Bid was $150, I didn’t go for it.

Jack will always be in our thoughts.

The ones without bids are DESTROYED. See video here.

Hello new friend blog fan, Twitter peep. (Please tell me your Twitter if/when you see this!)

Queen West art hipster types in full force. You can tell there are deep thoughts going on here and I like it.

Smart, arty & handsome. Winning combo πŸ˜‰

Painting in the final round.

Counting up the votes.

Simon & the winner of the Art Battle 17 David McKenzie.

David & his is final painting.

“Let’s destroy some paintings”

Paint on the clothes is a good style I reckon.

 

Maybe some for me next time? I like to paint too.Β Some serious talent at these things. I know for sure you will enjoy yourself. I’ll keep you posted on the next one.

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I cruised by this the night before it opened and snapped a bunch of shots in the dark.

Yesterday I creeped into the beautiful art installation exhibit by IKEA at King & Peter. It’s in collaboration with Canadian fashion designerΒ David Dixon, fashion & design photographerΒ George Whiteside, sculptorΒ Bruno BillioΒ andΒ Thrush Holmes, popular artist, painter & owner of Thrush Holmes Empire.

I love the creativity. I could live here. Maybe one day I will.

 

 

These photos were taken the night before it opened and shot from outside.

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MEmhul on Make A Gif, Animated Gifs

With $250,000? I would like to do what I’m doing now but MORE HUGE. TV on the Internet. I would go on TV shows and talk about my new show and travel the world more and tell you all about it and it would be so fun awesomazing. A dream come true. I would have huge parties and you would all come.

It’s been a while since I did Β a contest and I reckon it’s time to bring it BACK.

To Enter:

Answer in the comments:

What would you do with the $250,000 if you were the Protector of the Caramilk Secret? “

Prize:Β Goodies from Caramilk valued at $50 (three winners). Prize will be shipped to you and contest closes August 26th. You must be in Canada.

There are still six more keys to be found across Canada. The winner could be you. For details on the big Cadbury Secret Contest see Facebook/Caramilk.Β If you find a key, Secret Agents come to your house and meet you and them you come to Toronto, go to the factory and see if you have the key to the real Caramilk Secret. If you have the secret, you get $250,000 and more chocolate than you could ever eat. Gah!

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Β …magically your closet is a shop of beautiful things.Β 

Made using Comic Book for iPad. New fav app. I always wanted to make a comic of my adventures. I wanna fight some bad guys and make the world a better place.

Have you ever worked your arms from driving?

Today I used Softsign to download & edit a PDF, type changes & sign all from iPad with ease. Amazing device.

I am also in LOVE with Spotify. How did I get it to work when I’m in Canada? Used my Klous Perk invite code to sign up while in the USA (Boston) and… it still works! Been loving all kinds of tunes the last week. Liking suggestions and seeing what other people have in lists. I usually work in silence but I’m enjoying more music lately.

Welcome to THE FUTURE.

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Saw this on O’Nizzle’s blog today and I dig it. Think you will too. What do you do to be creative?

I like to let my mind wander. I like long walks by myself. I like to play outside. I love my sketchbook. I like to draw with pastels. I cut up old clothes and make new ones. I call old friends. Classical music. Reminding myself I can do anything. Cleaning my closet. Coffee. Painting. Dancing with arms over head. Writing is especially fun for me. I like poetry, reading, writing mostly. Photography & close up shots on the camera. Old music & fun memories. I like watching Annie Hall or Dead Poets Society. I enjoy sitting by the lake. Running in the rain. Friends are good too. I like to let my mind wander.

I guess you could say I’m Borderline Artistic.

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It is a sight to be seen, a scene worth attending.

Magnificent in nature. Impressive in size and appearance. Majestic, dignified, grandeur.

Painters, painting. In the middle of an open room…

…where people look and stare.

I liked this one.

This was a naked man in a stairwell (painting). Did not win. He asked people walking by “how do you spell descending?” it was charming, so innocent and real he was. I live for realness.

This is Simon. He’s my friend who is good looking smart, tall, and fun. He is single and I would love one of my friends to date him. He did not pay me to say this. He is one of the inventors of Art Battle/awesome.

This is me…

Levis Curve jeans | vintage long wool camel coat | motorola milestone, telus | reading a podcast, Picard | shoes from Aldo, Raymi has same | vintage knit hat | gaga round purse H&M | nella bella change purse | artsy lady beside me with paint on her pants

The artist I liked won his round and got to go to the finals. Against this girl…

Cheers for Gingers. He won, with this painting. I liked it.

I would have bid on it but I bough Courtney’s painting, she is married to Porter. I was hoping I would get to see her because I didn’t see her yet and I missed her round of painting at the start. She is preggers and they are having a baby. I’m happy for them. Being in love is a wonderful thing. I am in love every day. This is her painting…my painting.

At the end this guys painting was DESTROYED> YES DESTROYED. Look close. Laying paint on paint inΒ  front of a crowd to eff his painting right up.

Bring on the paint. Hi Simon & cute girl.

The other inventor of Art Battle is Hinto (Chris). He is laying down the painting to be taken advantage of. It’s gonna get messed up too.

OMG, it’s paint porn.

The end.

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Title is a quote by Cyril Connolly an English intellectual, literary critic and writer. I learned this today while watching Criminal Minds. I was working on a couple blog posts for my .com while publishing tumblr, posterous, twitter & facebook. I have ADD. Hey tower.

I really like that quote. I’ve been writing this blog for a while and although I have written for many other companies in different voices, the one I am most true to is my own. I began this blog to keep more memories and it started getting more popular as I got better at it.Β  We grew together and we are forever growing & changing. I find I’m my best when writing about something I really love & believe in. This is my life.Β  I can hear my Mum chuckle in my head, I’m reminded of her telling me how I loved myself and used to stare into the mirror for hours telling stories. Some things don’t change, I love me and life and I’m happy to share that light with you.

I’d like to share this too. Optimism is contageous.

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Get ready for a ride, a trip into another dimention, the Haus of Gaga…

I’m watching it for the first time as I write this. If you have not seen it yet, leave a comment as you watch and we can discuss. If you have seen it I’d love to know what you think also.

The manifesto of Mother Monster. Nice hair at opening. Alien territory? Interesting. Magical proportions, I’m into it. Oooh, very vaginal & birthing, CRIPES. Lemme rewind that part…ok, yep. She’s being born.

A race within the race of humanity. This video is totally a movie. The birth of evil? Whoould it be? Um, was she just touching her vagina? The hair is beautiful. Wow.

“How can I protect something so perfect without evil?” Not possible.

Wow, she is super skinny again. Talk about motivating me. Luckily I was born this way, haha I kid.Β  She has bare feet. So cute. This song grows on me more and more as I hear it. She looks so little.

Loooove the skull face. Omg, want want want. Great ass on her too. I wish my boobs were smaller like hers. No product placement this time.

Born to be brave.
Atta girl Gaga, I will always love you.

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this is what we call the peanut gallery. this is the closest i’ve come to reading a book lately. that should change but i love the internet so much, why should we not have/do what we love?

here we go…

sequin lacoste number – yes, totally unconventional chic… like, no way i’m wearing that anywhere but in this very blog post mmmmm’k.

will i be wearing this when the weather warms up? i just got ruffle socks from american apparel. i have a fatal attraction to cuteness.

i would like to write like this for a brand ex. grey goose. i guess that would come with working via agency?Β  i am good at creative writing, you don’t even see my good stuff.Β  someone please let me to show off for you. i would also like to take a dance class soon.

i wanna be in magazines

top 40 high earners: top 12 are men, first woman, lucky #13, is kristen stewart. team stewart all the way. manniston is #18 and a.jolie #21. james cameron is #1.

this list make me smile cause i’m a stewart and i’m canadian. hehe.

the man is toast. hypnotic nerd gaze.

smartert than i? no.

THIS is UGG > Australia. not canadian winter you idiots. stop insulting the brand and yourself by wearing these booties in the snow/slush/rain/winter. it is not working for you, it never will. the end.

can i have one of these, pretty please?

and thank you.

what IS in a name?

Leonardo Dicaprio – Appian Way: in Italy, found a road names Appian Way while filming Gangs of New York, “the road on which the Roman Army marched as they set out to conquer the world” he thought a good name for a company starting out.

Kevin Spacey – Trigger Street Productions: names after his hometown

Clooney – Smokehouse Pictures: named after a resto across from Warner Bros. where he had all kinds of meetings

I like to draw cartoons too. Maybe one day you will see mine in magazines? I think we might.

this gets the eight of hearts: love them both. so hot.he is really dreamy in the cameron diaz vegas movie. watched it again last night. i watch lots of movies, ‘super high me’ on netflix before going through vanity fair. fun πŸ˜‰

i love her face and this look. red lips, black eyes, white hair.

did she change her face?

nose, eyebrows? i dunno. maybe not.

STAM STARE.

oh mel, i rememebr the old days.

remember when mel gibson was young and hot? young pic there kinda looks like @mhp

he is such a dream boat, mark 1992. oh man i love him long time.

and brad pitt. hubba hubba.

i like that blue makeup. i think it would look cool with my hair and face.

i like this kinda house. reminds me of new zealand, of family.

in summary of this magazine: it’s beautiful. i wanna be in the hollywood issue.

in my dreams i look like this sometimes.

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green scarf fron france that matches my eyes, the heater on, prince perry shirt, social media week sticker, mascara, orange hat from someone i love.

tv remote, a gold angel (thry are everywhere), vintage orange bead necklace, motorola milestone & bakflip android phones, a black metal stapler, the wall street journal with me in it from earlier this week, casiestewart.com biz card, virgin provocateur biz card, a plastic bag, headphones, pink heart shaped glasses, my laptop robert, my ipad andy, a robot, glitter, watter bottle.

a friends jogging pants, tahnee’s old wool sweater, happy thoughts, creativity, casie ring over a special tattoo, my retainer.

a long red wig.

a red crystal heart, a view of the airport, a burn on my finger, thoughts of you.

i think this might be a new series,Β  there’s always clothes & gadgets around here.

today i really need to clean my room.

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Say hi to the babes, Keri, Brown Barbie, O’Nizz.

Oh you know who ate a few of these. (Clue: starts with CASE, ends in EEEEE)

Is social media more art or science? I debated ART.

To me, social media IS an art. Sure you can get ‘formula’ for peak times to tweet or try to follow a ‘method’ but that doesn’t mean shit if you’re not creative. If you’re not artistic with your message (whatever or wherever it you’re selling it), people ain’t gonna buy it. You will be more successful in this new industry if you take risks and be artistic. Everything I have done/do to build my brand is driven by creativity.

Debate winner: Rob Campbell aka @smojoe!

We didn’t win the mass debate but we DO have cool blogs.

michaelnus.com | this girl| keriblog.com

I’m talking about #roboTO at this very moment. Look at that passion. It’s a party coming up that I started so we can all make robot costumes and have fun. Stay tuned. That’s how I won the final round of the debate.

There was a creepy dude at the end that hijacked the whole conversation and mentioned 3D p0rn. So weird. Mugshot here.

Sabrina looked at me from across the room and said “I want the pink buddha”. Then I won it for her. She derves it. He’s at our house laughing right now.

This is so very cute, girl had a nice outfit. Proud of you Moffitt, brother.

Look at everyone smiling in this photo. That’s good stuff right there.

Then we went home and had a girl party.

In other news, THIS pretty much makes MY LIFE. Click to open this in a new window and prepare to be amazed.

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