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...
Guess how old I feel today???

Guess how old I feel today???

Today is my 55th birthday. I can honestly say that I look AND feel my age. At 3 a.m. when I get out of bed to limp and shuffle my way to the bathroom, I feel 80. If I don’t stretch after a long run, I can barely get out of my car.A long run for me now is just...
FORE   #%$@   SAKE

FORE #%$@ SAKE

I have recently started golfing. I am now thinking about quitting. If you haven’t seen the stand-up comedy bit by the late Robin Williams about golf, Google it. Williams says the reason they call it a “stroke” is because you bloody well feel like having a stroke...
The End of the Race.

The End of the Race.

I was a child of divorce, as were my kids. This is a tradition I hope doesn’t continue for their kids. If it does however, I sure hope it can be a good divorce. Yes, there really can be such a thing. It is a horrible feeling to be in the midst of separation and...