Archive - 2016

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Communication?
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Planning a winter getaway?
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The dance
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Too much of a good thing?
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I heart TED
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Silver lining
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Is your duck blue?
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Communication?
2
Planning a winter getaway?
3
The dance
4
Too much of a good thing?
5
I heart TED
6
Silver lining
7
Is your duck blue?

Communication?

You’ve survived Thanksgiving and now we’re heading into the home stretch of the holiday season. The kids will be around again only for a short time. It’s an emotional, stressful time for just about everybody. And there are probably enough different agendas that combined would sink a ship. Everything from Read More

Planning a winter getaway?

It happens every year.  We know it’s coming. Well, us northern folk do anyway.  Yet, every year we seem surprised when it actually hits.  And right now it’s just days away… maybe several, but still only days.  Snow, snow and more snow.  Then of course there’s the shoveling.  Lots and lots of shoveling.  There are some gluttons among us who actually enjoy winter. The  warm, woolly socks types.  Scarves wrapped up to here and sweaters pulled down to there.  They tromp through the snow Read More

The dance

Alittle respite from these sultry summer nights…

She stepped off the bus, partially consumed by the exhaust dense in the frigid night air.  She was stocky and squat, almost square, her actual shape concealed under a heavy coat.   A thick wool scarf knotted at her neck.  A hat pulled low, fur ear flaps resting on her Read More

I heart TED

I ‘m in love. I am in love with TED. Together we have trotted through history, around the globe and back again. We’ve learned about birds and bees, embraced love letters and robotics, philosophy, creativity, and philanthropy. TED is captivating, entertaining, inspiring, creative, challenging and imaginative. TED can be Read More

Silver lining

Charcoal, graphite, granite, smoke, slate, steel, silver, ash, pewter, salt and pepper, Chicago slush, winter sky. No matter what you call it, they’re all shades of grey. And all beautiful, too, (Well, maybe not Chicago slush.) in silk, wool, linen, paint colours and, even, hair. Yes, I am a huge fan of grey hair, in all its glorious shades. And yes, on women, too. Men can do it, why not us? Read More

Is your duck blue?

It seems to be all the rage right now. Adult colouring books are hitting Amazon’s best sellers list. They’ve taken over tables in real world bookstores, Pinterest and Facebook, too. Some of them are pretty amazing, intricate and fantastically detailed, but what exactly has made colouring such a thing these days?

Well, the general consensus is that Read More

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