Thursday, September 19, 2019
There has been an argument in my house about the same topic for awhile now, and because of someone’s unwillingness to see things my way, I’ve had to take matters into my own hands. Anyone married will understand. While said...
I planned a nap today. And I don’t mean that I planned to take one today, I mean I planned one for Monday, October 22. That’s a full 12 days from the day I’m writing this. This is what...
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...
Are they or aren’t they? The on-line world has been buzzing with this question, and people have crept out of every Web nook and cranny to weigh in on the most hotly contested issue of the week. Yes, some say,...
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...
“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...
One of my friends announced good news the other day by posing her youngest daughter in a pink dress and with a sign that read: “Soon-to-be middle child. Good thing I can’t read yet.” Predictably, justifiably, people in our group...
Perhaps it’s envy, or maybe it’s a simple by-product of age, but I’ve grown weary of stories about kids hitting it big (important note: I am at the age where everyone younger than me is referred to as a...
Many, many things in education have changed, but one ritual that has remained the same, one that still elicits excitement among most kids and even some parents, is school supplies shopping. It’s lost its charm a bit over the years...
I have a friend who is very excited about her workplace. I don’t mean her employer (though she seems perfectly happy with that, too), I’m talking about the actual area where she sits to do her job. After reading...
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