Who likes Cowboys?

Who likes Cowboys?

It’s hard to believe we are now in to the “ber” months until the end of the year. We certainly have lived through one of the more surreal summers in recent history.  Trying to juggle COVID-19, vaccination and wildfire numbers was even too much for most...
Must Love Dogs????

Must Love Dogs????

I recently went through the painful task of putting my dog down. In all honesty, the lead-up to the event, and the days that followed, were the worst, whereas the actual euthanasia itself was the moment I felt peace and relief. The drives to and from the vet were...
Hey Smarty Pants!

Hey Smarty Pants!

I have a secret. There is something about myself I don’t often tell others, but I am now going to admit. Here goes: I am not smart.  There, I said it. I am not dumb, either, but I definitely don’t fit into the intelligent category.  I made it through high...
Too Many Labels!

Too Many Labels!

When I was in Grade 5 or Grade 6, I remember my mom answering a knock at our door from a boy I knew from school. He asked for me and, when I got there, he asked if I would like to “go around with him.”I asked him, “Around where?”It didn’t occur to me that what he...
You are CHOPPED!

You are CHOPPED!

During the pandemic, I became weirdly obsessed with cooking shows on the Food Network. One in particular that I really like is called Chopped. The premise is contestants have to open a mystery basket containing four obscure ingredients that most people would not...
The Book Club Hopper.

The Book Club Hopper.

Every September, I look forward to taking part in Kamloops This Week’s Raise a Reader Day. It is a fabulous fundraiser and it is so important to promote early literacy initiatives. When I was in school, I remember some of the books we read: To Kill a...