College application signed, sealed and delivered? Are you ready for what’s coming your way? No, I don’t mean the tuition fees, text book costs and numerous pleas for just a smidge more spending money. I mean are you ready for your coop to be Read More
They dated for a substantial time. They got along really well. They talked a lot, shared their hopes and dreams. They were both full of exciting ideas about what they wanted to do with their lives. It really seemed like they were perfect for each other. Completely in love, they married and had a couple of kids. Sounds perfect, right? Yeah, but that’s not the whole story – for some.
It happens every day. Every, single day we get up in the morning. And usually it looks something like this: alarm-hit snooze-shower-blow dry-coffee-let dog out-choose outfit-make up-let dog in-feed dog-find clothes-dress-make lunch-coffee-make toast-eat toast-pat hubby-kiss dog-commute-buy coffee-work. Right? Until Read More
The other day I pulled into a Home Depot parking lot to get off the road as I sat in on a teleconference. While I was concentrating on the call, a big muscle, pickup truck pulled in opposite me. Big wheels, souped-up, loud, extra rods and rails all around.
Out from behind the wheel came a big guy. Shaved head Read More
Oh, how we humans love to complain. We’ll complain about work, neighbours, food, service, traffic, prices. You name it, we can complain about it. Oh, and the weather! And then we turn it up a notch in winter, don’t you think? And then we turn Read More
My son is a young adult. A while back, we had a casual pizza dinner party at the cottage one night. The next morning the leftovers were brought out for pre-brunch snacking. Spying the pizza, he reached for a slice as he said that something in the pizza last night gave him heartburn. Lifting the slice Read More
Mmmm… chocolate. The fat, the sweet, the cocoa. Yum. In any combination, this triple threat can cause one to swoon. Yes, full on, delightful, lightheaded, heavenly swoons.
What is it about chocolate that drives us to sneak into our sleeping child’s room and filch a handful of their holiday treasure? Read More