I love how Ellen takes on the bigots, hypocrites and outright fraudsters of the world, including Abercrombie and Fitch!
What is this world coming to, when women are considered to be unworthy of consideration or inclusion if they’re over a size 10, according to Abercrombie and Fitch’s CEO. Really? Size… Continue reading
Yup. Who knew she could? I certainly didn’t.
Erin shut down Wal-Mart.
This was when Erin was – oh, say, about five years old and we were doing our Christmas shopping.
We had both kids, Stuart and Erin in tow and Mark and I were… Continue reading
I’m not just a coffee addict. I’m also a coffee snob.
I truly enjoy my coffee, but I am picky and if I have to choose between cost and quality, I’ll choose quality every time.
The equipment I have includes a De Longhi coffee maker and Cuisinart burr grinder.
OK. I’m a child of the fifties, but I grew up through the sixties, seventies and eighties, finally getting married on the cusp of the nineties, but I’ve never been one to enjoy karaoke. All of my musical icons are from the sixties (the Beatles), seventies (Led Zeppelin), eighties (Eurythmics),… Continue reading
During my daily research, I encountered the blog Family Matters – Practical Parenting. In her blog, author Ronit Baras discusses the effective way animals raise and teach their young, leading by example. The video she included in her blog and which I’ve inserted below, shows a dog patiently going… Continue reading
Society’s view of male violence against women and children is a matter of presentation and perception.
Jackson Katz has an illuminating way of presenting the issue of male violence against women – and boys – and men.
He illustrated how even our language minimizes the perpetrator’s responsibility and underlines the… Continue reading
In about 1997, just after transferring to CFB Trenton, Ontario, we went to visit family in Havelock and stayed in a cabin (translation: shack) on our family waterfront (translation: swamp) property.
The kids adored the place and we all spent a lot of time fishing, boating, exploring and enjoying evening… Continue reading
J A Happ has been released from the hospital and despite bruises and a cut to his ear, he’s in good shape. Great to hear!
This afternoon my poor old heart fell into my stomach as I watched the nasty hit to the head Toronto Blue Jay pitcher J… Continue reading
Two days ago, I got ‘THE LETTER’ – the one from my employer, the federal Government of Canada, informing me that since my disability has now reached the two year mark, I must now make a tough decision.
Do I return to work?