There are so many issues in the news to write about that I’ve decided to take a break from reality and distract you from global tumult with some more random facts. Enjoy! It takes one entire acre of peanuts to...
I saw a little girl shopping today with her mother. She couldn’t have been more than four, and there she was, walking down the aisle like a woman on a mission, her head held high and her little blue...
“What do you keep in here? It weighs 20 pounds.” This is my son’s remark, as I instruct him to grab some lunch money from my purse. “Everything we need.” I retort, having answered this question...
How was everyone’s holidays? Peaceful and relaxing and surrounded by friends and family, I hope. If you’ll bear with me, this column will be old news by now, but I’d still like to get it out of my system. Has...
If you, like me, have been reading about this era of high tech surveillance (and how can you not, considering the news these days), you can’t help but get a little paranoid about what might be spying on us. I...
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...
In a few hours from now I will turn 40. Forty. Years. Old. While that isn’t as scary a prospect as it used to be, I still find it hard to reconcile that I could possibly be that far out...
I know the dieting drill. Find a trendy new diet, go to the grocery store, buy food that tastes like cardboard, then hunker down with a lonely little bag of mini-carrots and wait for the pounds to melt away....
As promised, I’m going to continue my account of my recent family vacation to Florida. Our first stop was Seaworld Orlando. The resort itself was pretty nice, and there were some neat attractions and exhibits. There were intermittent downpours all...
I’ve never been one to make New Year’s resolutions. In fact, I usually scoff at the concept of the any one arbitrary date being the date a person can completely shift a behaviour. Suddenly making a decision to change some...
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