Your Typical (and Not-So-Typical) Canadian, Eh?

In many ways, I am your typical Canadian and in other ways, I am a definite anomaly. At the heart of it, I love being a Canadian, it’s just that I wish I was born as a native Hawaiian, but mostly so that I could live there for at least the snowiest, coldest parts of …

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Black and White Like a Zebra

In keeping with the times, I’ve decided that I have a list of things that I am offended by as of late. No offence intended. 1. Zebras—their stripes bother me! I feel that they are too linear, too black and white. Personally, I’d like to see some grey in there. It would make me feel …

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A Nibble Here and a Nibble There

One of my all-time favourite ‘chick flicks’ is, Thelma and Louise. There’s just something about two grown women making up their minds to go on an adventure despite their personal trials and tribulations that is enticing. It doesn’t hurt that they each uncover some attributes along the way that they didn’t fully realize and in …

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A Mouse in the Morning and a Moose in the Afternoon–Just Another Day on the Farm

  Let's face it, sometimes you just can't win no matter how hard you try.  I'm not sure if it's just my husband and I who seem to experience this more as we age or if it's just that we have less patience now.   Regardless, it often seems that whenever we take on an endeavour …

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Drooling Over Myself Decades Later

As a child, I used to watch my parents fall asleep in their rocking chairs after dinner.  I could never figure out how they could sleep sitting upright like that, heads dangling, often snoring which never worked out well for TV watching for us kids.  That was okay though, because their nap time equalled more …

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Are We Really Turning Into Our Parents?

What do rising meat prices and falling asleep in a rocker have in common? Well, they are two subjects that I SWORE as a kid I would either never a) discuss or b) find myself doing and yet here I am. Proud owner of both. But that's just it...I'm not exactly happy about it. The …

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Pen Pals

Dear Little Rudy, Why are you so very Moody? Signed your pal, Judy. Dear Pal Judy, YOU are making me broody! Signed, your little Rudy. Dear Little Rudy, I just miss your smile, Cutie. Signed your pal, Judy. Dear Pal Judy, YOU are my forever beauty! Signed, your little Rudy.