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
Are you bored, tired of the daily grind? Burnt out, bummed out? Or just zoned out? Why not seek out a little adventure?
Skydiving or parasailing may not be in your bailiwick, but that’s not a problem. Adventure doesn’t have to be big – just shake Read More
One of my favourite Hallowe’en memories happened a few years ago not at home greeting Trick or Treaters, but when traveling around the beautiful Eastern Townships in Quebec. It was in part a weekend getaway, but mostly a chance to Read More
In this world where we are so constantly connected to each other, digitally, at least, the idea of being alone is frightening for some people. It seems we’re afraid to be by ourselves. For some it’s because they wouldn’t know what to do with themselves. Others maybe just so used to doing things with husband, kids, friends, the idea is foreign to them. The art of solitude is slipping away.
Somehow we’ve developed an idea that being alone is not a good thing. We equate it Read More
That could be read as “What do you want?”, like what one might say to an annoying person who’s interrupted you for the tenth time. But in this case, I mean it to be read in the most sincere way as “What do you want?” Really. What do you want for you? Read More
When did you know it was love? Was it love at first sight? Was it your first pair of red shoes? Or black patent Mary Janes? Platforms? Or those strappy roman sandals?
We do love our shoes, don’t we? Every style, shape and colour, we love them. Sometimes a little more agony, than ecstasy. Sometimes bordering on obsession, but still Read More
It’s been years since Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman took us on a wild ride as they checked things off their bucket list, but it seems to be a really big thing to do these days. There are a myriad of sites and books with list of things to do before you die, often accompanied by fabulous photographs. Some definitely swoon-worthy.
Many people I know have them, too. They’re massive lists filled with exotic places they want to go and magnificent things Read More