Photo by Jude Beck on Unsplash It's February. The month when couples have fourteen days to try to find the perfect way to express their undying love for each other. I guarantee most people will still be figuring it out on the 13th. If nothing else, they will buy a card. Who's idea was all … Continue reading Skip The Card… Buy The Wine
Photo by Mateusz Buda on Unsplash. There are no sidewalks in my neighbourhood and that's the way I like it. It is outside the city. I am not a person who is fond of concrete. I go for a walk around this neighbourhood almost every day. There is still an abundance of trees, including … Continue reading I Love How My Neighbourhood Reflects Individual Freedom
Photo: Jenn Stone. Before takeout became so convenient and easy; and before takeout containers started to pile up in landfills and destroy the planet, people cooked weekday dinners. They had no choice. There wasn't takeout joints on every corner or Uber Eats to bring food straight to our door. Pizza was one of the … Continue reading The Lost Art Of Cooking Weekday Dinners
Photo by Cristina Zaragoza on Unsplash. Is this Narcissistic? A question I ask myself every time I publish a blog post. Every time I throw my thoughts and feelings out into the world for others to read and occasionally comment on. At the rate of one post per week for the past while, I have … Continue reading Is This Narcissistic?
Why a former grade-four kid who bawled her eyes out on stage in front of a entire gymnasium full of parents and students during a school concert wanted to sing is beyond me. This is the same student who hyperventilated and vomited before each mandatory public speaking class in university. It is the author who … Continue reading When You Gotta Sing
Photo by Federica Campanaro on Unsplash. A while back, The Doc and I took a short trip that lasted six days. It involved two flights, approximately 1000 kilometers of driving and hours upon hours of sitting at kitchen tables while chatting. There was plenty of wine and good food and wonderful people. We got to … Continue reading Six Days Of Sitting Makes Me Want To Burn My Bra
Photo by Ben Rosett on Unsplash No doubt about it, I consider 2019 to be the second-worst year of my thirty-year marriage. The worst year was back around 1994, and is a long complicated story for another time. It was the catalyst for our eventual move to Nova Scotia. In order to understand why I … Continue reading The Second-Worst Year of My Marriage