Profile

Cover photo
Ruth Elliott
Works at Myself
Attended Univerisity of Western Ontario
Lived in Winnipeg, MN
131 followers|635,555 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTubeReviews

Stream

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
Damn, this woman can write!
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
In honour of Mental Illness Awareness Week, I'm sharing this post. I wrote it about 6 months ago, thankful we all are in a better place, but the disease still has a deadly hold.
Dear Well Intentioned Friend, I know your intentions were not unkind when we talked the other day. I'm certain you had no idea the affect your story would have on me, and I'm somewhat ashamed I did...
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
I'm in a mood tonight.
The best laid planscareful what you wish for things couldn’t get any worse you can’t please all of the people all of the time or even some of the time sometimes none of the time sometimes not even ...
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Have you hugged a shark today? 🐟
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
Kindness and its importance in lasting relationships
Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.
1
Add a comment...
Have her in circles
131 people
henardex alex's profile photo
Ilissa Ducoat's profile photo
Leanne Hanson's profile photo
Abhyaasa Yoga's profile photo
RENZO JAVIER's profile photo
Kelsey Toste's profile photo
Adam Spahn's profile photo
emily jackson's profile photo
Marilee Feldman's profile photo

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
Why do we still have to say this???
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
rambling off in many mad directions
The Irreconcilable Differences between Mind and Body had become so profoundthey were heard in the Court of Judicium. The usual reserved Attendantswere appalled at the excess of emotion and were giv...
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
I used to write poetry. a lot of poetry. this one sounds more and more like me
shallow A wondrous thing her puddle was, wondrous, and terrible as well for it was not too deep - (the same might be said of her) and this may or may not - be true - (as it may be with anyone) its ...
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
"poetry shatters our indifference to the everyday.... when we read a poem, a poem reads us .. leading us to a place of radical exultation"
1
Add a comment...

Ruth Elliott

Shared publicly  - 
 
It's Four O'Clock in the Morning, Damn it*
At four o’clock this morning I’d been asleep for 5 hours. Today I took him to the airport. Four nights ago I drove him to the hospital with an empty bottle in my pocket. Four nights ago I was already in my pajamas and wanted only to go to bed and to sleep, ...
At four o’clock this morning I’d been asleep for 5 hours. Today I took him to the airport. Four nights ago I drove him to the hospital with an empty bottle in my pocket. Four nights ago I was already in my pajamas and wanted ...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have her in circles
131 people
henardex alex's profile photo
Ilissa Ducoat's profile photo
Leanne Hanson's profile photo
Abhyaasa Yoga's profile photo
RENZO JAVIER's profile photo
Kelsey Toste's profile photo
Adam Spahn's profile photo
emily jackson's profile photo
Marilee Feldman's profile photo
Work
Occupation
artist, writer, poet, mother, nurse, care-giver, handi-woman, reluctant plumber, gardener, house cleaner, dog walker and occasional vet
Employment
  • Myself
    Photographer, 1980 - present
  • Myself
    Writer, 1998 - present
  • Myself
    Artist, 1964 - present
  • Hospital for Sick Children
    Registered Nurse, 1989 - 1995
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Previously
Winnipeg, MN - Summerside, PEI - Hamilton, ON - Dundas, ON - Thunder Bay, ON - London, ON - Toronto, ON - Nashville, TN - Mississauga, ON - Yarker, ON - Cornwall, ON - Naperville, IL
Links
Contributor to
Story
Tagline
quirky, in a mostly a good way, person who spends way too much time doodling, playing with a camera and writing
Introduction
A Canadian figuring out life in the US.  Mother of three teenagers who has been driven slightly mad, somewhat sarcastic, and LIVES for Art and well written words. Also, I doodle on everything.
Bragging rights
3 teenagers, 2 cats, and a rescued greyhound named Fezzik - life is never dull. Our home is a hormonal minefield. I have a red (2down from black) belt in Hapkido (look it up) and an artificial hip, people wonder about me sometimes.
Education
  • Univerisity of Western Ontario
    Biology
  • Ryerson University
    Nursing
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Relationship
It's complicated
Other names
Ruth Day
I had been 'vet shopping' for about a year when a friend recommended Care Animal Clinic. Once I brought my dogs and cats there I never wanted to go anywhere else. The staff are amazing and take excellent care of pets, and their families. I've said goodbye to a beloved family dog there, and brought our rescue dog for his first appointment. My pets have had many different surgeries and treatments, and each and every time we were treated like family. Everyone I've encountered has been professional, competent and also kind, loving and compassionate. I can't imagine a better place to take my pets.
• • •
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
1 review
Map
Map
Map