Posted by on Jan 29, 2016

I realize it’s been a wimpy winter so far, but I am a Canadian and the desire to go somewhere warm is inherent. I’m at that point in the calendar year when I realize I need a vacation, and there isn’t one in sight. There is no budget or time for such notions until August. […]


Posted by on Jan 22, 2016

In case you didn’t know, the Seattle Seahawks are officially out of the NFL’s Super Bowl playoffs. This may not impact your world, but I assure you, it impacts mine. But most importantly, it affects the love of my life, the Carpenter. In the days leading up to the do-or-die game, my husband made it very […]

Rebel, Rebel

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016

I wonder how different the world would be if we could all just admit there is a freak inside each and every one of us, a part of ourselves that we know is odd, or awkward. Sorry to break it to you, but I know you have one too. Imagine a world where compassion and empathy […]

Polar bears and fish sticks

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016

My favourite animal also happens to be my nickname: polar bear. I’m okay with that. Who doesn’t love a polar bear? These majestic animals are giant, care-free creatures who are adept at sleeping, swimming and eating whatever they choose without fear of weight gain. We share these attributes, (I don’t fear weight gain, I selectively […]