Monday, June 17, 2019
Real estate shows are back. They were pretty popular on home-improvement television a number of years ago, and they seem to be coming back with a vengeance. Turn your channel to HGTV (Home and Garden Television), and chances are a...
“How many of these could you possibly need?” my husband asked in an exasperated tone. Though he pointed in a general way at the plastic bins and packing boxes stacked on a shelf in the basement, I knew exactly what...
Here it is again, the season of bouquets of flowers and brunches, sappy cards and macaroni necklaces. It’s Mother’s Day week. This annual celebration is the appropriate occasion for me to admit that my feelings on motherhood have evolved with...
A while back, I asked the Facebook world about people’s favourite villains. I got a bit of a mixed bag, but because my friends are nerds, the answers were pretty much what you’d expect. There were a couple of joke...
Every once in awhile, usually on an aimless drive to kill a few hours, my husband and I will have a discussion about moving somewhere, somewhere with warmer weather (his preference), or where house prices are more affordable, or...
I figure it’s about time I write about one of the great joys of my life these past few years: baseball. I am a baseball mom and a Toronto Blue Jays fan. I’m not a lifer Jays fan, though I...
To continue from last week, the last few days of my vacation were spent at theme parks. It was information overload in trying to figure out the difference between Universal and Disney. I was very curious about the lay-out of...
We’re in the final stretch, friends. The school year is winding down and I know you’re tired. It’s been a memorable year to say the least, and I don’t think many people will be sorry to see it go so...
I just finished reading yet another article about happiness. I run into this subject at least once a week, usually some report on measuring our joy or quantifying it somehow. In this case, it was about how Canada – and...
What people wear and why it matters are not topics in my wheelhouse, but I’m going to talk about them anyway to point out how fads are malleable and, like politics, depend on who’s in power. In other words, a...
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