Photo by Sam Carter on Unsplash. A couple of weeks ago I attended a very lovely wedding wearing a twenty-year-old dress. A dress I also thought was very lovely and had last worn at a wedding in 1999. It still fit, just not the same way it fit twenty years ago. In 1999, it hung … Continue reading Now Is A Good Time Not To Be A Fashion Sheep
Photo credit: iStock With another Federal Election looming large here in Canada, I can't help but worry about the complacency that exists in North American countries when it comes to voting. None of us ever thought that an out-of-control narcissist / bully / chauvinist / wannabe dictator could become President of the United States. The … Continue reading Do we want another out-of-control narcissist / bully / chauvinist / wannabe dictator in charge?
The sound of generators fills the air as we push the kayaks into the calm lake. It has been a few days since Hurricane Dorian made landfall in Nova Scotia, and the power is still out in our neighbourhood. It has been off long enough for the cold packs in our cooler to warm up … Continue reading Aftermath
I have them all fooled, you know. All those people who think I work hard at my garden. They go on about my work and I let them because, why not, I have an ego and they are stroking it. But I don't work hard in my garden. I don't like to work hard. Mother … Continue reading There Are 15 Billion Weeds In My Garden
There was a pain in my neck. Some people would consider this karma since I have been a pain in the neck to many in my lifetime. But I don't believe in karma, so I had to attribute it to poor posture, a tight shoulder muscle and the constant stabbing sensation that was residing in … Continue reading Wimpy Bitch Gets Fit
Last week The Doc and I spent several days in Nanny and Grandpa mode. This is what happens when our granddaughters come to visit. Especially when they come to visit without their parents. Parents can put a real damper on Nanny and Grandpa mode because kids act totally different when their parents are around. There … Continue reading Nanny Mode – Lessons from Grandma T
Although screaming and trying to understand what was happening, none of us were born bitchy. Or should I say none of us women were born bitchy because, as we all know, bitchy is a term used to describe females. I could go on about this, but this is ancient history and I refuse to beat … Continue reading Let’s redefine bitchy, shall we…