Thursday, September 19, 2019
The night before our return home from Las Vegas, was spent being tourists on the strip. For months, I had looked forward to seeing the famous Bellagio fountains, so we ventured over there to catch the...
As Canadians usher in the holiday season, we have much to be thankful for. While many places in the world are in turmoil, we enjoy relative prosperity and comfort. Despite the less-than-ideal economic conditions, Canada, and especially Nova Scotia,...
Of the people traveling in our group to Las Vegas, my husband and I were the only two who hadn’t been there before. So after an incredibly full day of sightseeing and more than one sociable...
Our first full day in Las Vegas can best be described with the phrase, “When in Rome.” We all decided we should get up as early as we could manage to make the most of our...
We’ve all done it at this point, haven’t we; angled that way, twisted the other, held the camera higher, backed up - whatever it takes to get a good photo. For those of us on social media, nabbing the...
The high school yearbook. Have you dusted yours off and cracked it open lately? I have. I don’t have a hard copy, sadly. It was lost in a box that never got mailed home from my time living in the...
Why do I even follow the news anymore? Politicians always bicker, but this past few years has been so, so much worse. Instead of arguing about ideology and policy, they make it personal. And while Canada is no stranger to...
Although it’s not a store I visited frequently, I felt a pang of regret when Sears filed for bankruptcy, and that pain worsens around the Christmas season. It’s not that it wasn’t expected. The company had suffered a long and...
A few months back, during a get-together at the house, I glanced around the room and came to a disconcerting conclusion. While I had been busy raising children, tending house, going to work, and establishing a life, I also had...
I’m a firm believer in hard work; in actual labour, putting in your hours and your nose to the grindstone. We are born with a certain amount of talent and brains which can be molded and improved, but the factor...
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