Addicted to Devices!

Well, being a swimmer for over fifty years, I’ve had the opportunity to see plenty of strange things in change rooms. Something I witnessed last week really takes the cake. I was showering post-swim when across from me, a naked middle-aged woman, with her saggy buttocks facing me, was talking loudly on her cell phone,… Continue reading Addicted to Devices!

Cheaper by the Dozen!

“Don’t buy me roses for Valentine’s Day, babe! The prices are so jacked up that it’s just not worth it!” How many of you have uttered similar words? I said just that to my husband, Guy. I meant it because it’s true. Roses are costly in mid-February. Nonetheless, I was secretly delighted Guy didn’t honour… Continue reading Cheaper by the Dozen!

Love and Cameras!

Well, we’re nearing that mushy holiday—Valentine’s Day! When boyfriends and husbands dash out to buy chocolate, flowers or, perhaps jewelry in hopes of pleasing their loved one. I don’t know about you, but I think that’s way too much pressure on men. Makes me glad I’m a woman. I usually give my husband, Guy, some… Continue reading Love and Cameras!

Birds of a Feather…

I’ve held a love for feathered friends lifelong. Growing up, we had a budgie as Dad was allergic to dogs. It wasn’t uncommon for Dickie Bird (I didn’t name him) to be flying free and playing with us kids. Here’s my brother, Marty, pictured with him, way back in 1959. Birds were part of our… Continue reading Birds of a Feather…

Winter…Brrr! Grrr?

Winter. Not my favourite season. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s sloppy. You can’t wear shorts although I saw my mailman doing so in a blizzard the other day! You have to ditch sandals and flip-flops to wear boots. And you can’t garden or go inline-skating. My passions. But I’m changing my attitude. I didn’t realize… Continue reading Winter…Brrr! Grrr?

Easiest New Year Resolution!

For most people, New Year’s resolutions are like this: in one year, and out the other! They last about as long as the house stays decorated for the holidays. Sure, the gym is full at the beginning of January— —but the crowd thins out throughout the month. I’m all for keeping it simple. Two words:… Continue reading Easiest New Year Resolution!

Creating Happiness…for Others

The other day was a rotten day. A no-good, negative, lousy day.  A day where situations came at me with no warning and knocked the wind right out of my sails. Try as I might, it took most of the day before my “ship” was once more afloat and not taking on more water. So,… Continue reading Creating Happiness…for Others