Friendships get better with age and are gifts to be savoured. To have a good friend is to cherish and be cherished, no matter the degrees of separation. You know this, right? You probably have a dear friend that you go without seeing for months at a time, but when you do get together, it’s like you saw them just Read More
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
I hate to cook. No, that’s a lie. I love to cook. I hate having to cook.
I hate the night after night after night chore of preparing dinner on demand for some chaotic schedule between hockey/soccer/band practices and working late. The seemingly ever changing chorus of Read More
I was in France in September driving through Provence. Just me in a rented Mini with the French language GPS lady, whom I named Gigi, and look where I ended up! Absolutely spectacular. Getting Read More
In the season one finale of This Is Us, Rebecca screamed at Jack, “I am forty years old and I have no life!”
Have you ever had one of those moments? I’m guessing probably yes. It happens to all of us. At some point we wake up one morning and realize that we cannot even answer basic questions about ourselves. What do I like? What do I want to do? Read More
The mall is surprisingly not jam-packed. You slip into a store whose window display appealed to you. The salesclerk is extremely pleasant. You pick a few things to try on. The dressing room is spacious and flatteringly lit. Everything you try on fits perfectly and looks terrific. Then, your alarm goes off and your dream is shattered! Shopping is a love/hate thing for most women.
The other day I was driving home after a series of intense meetings at a client site. I was downtown in the heart of a neighbourhood with a rather poor reputation and a challenging history. It was mid-afternoon and classes at the neighbourhood school must have just finished since the sidewalks were full Read More