A Messy Kitchen Can Be a Good Thing

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com Something unexpected happened yesterday for the first time EVER in my forty-some years... I felt fortunate to have had a messy kitchen. Ladies, hang onto your hats with that declaration, as I'm sure that you are thinking, "What on earth?! is that Sue talking about now? Surely, she must …

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Gold and Swarovski Memories

  I used to wear a watch, I did so for years and years.  I had a few different ones, but my favourite was a gold and Swarovski crystal one that my dad bought for me when we went to Switzerland as part of an almost month-long European vacation.  What a special time that was!  …

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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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Paying Homage to Parents and Teachers (Kudos to Those Who Are Both!)

  As back-to-school season ensues, I cannot help but reflect on the adults who are heroes of sorts in their own rights when it comes to looking after children.  Though not a parent myself, my job of more than two decades involves working with children and I have many a friend who are parents and/or …

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