Monkeying around!

Monkeying around!

Do you remember playing with dozens of kids in your neighbourhood while growing up? No matter the season, big groups of kids could be found sledding in the winter, playing kick the can in the summer and shooting hoops at the school courts. The attitude seemed to be...
Wanted- Grizzly Adams!

Wanted- Grizzly Adams!

I looked up the definition of a word that has presented itself on a few occasions. I met with a woman who said she would like to meet a man who is healthy, active, fit and likes outdoor activities, such as kayaking, hiking and paddle-boarding. I thought I had a man...
What would you choose for your last meal on Death Row?

What would you choose for your last meal on Death Row?

I have been hearing from many people who say their first dates are sometimes like job interviews.  Through no fault of anyone, it seems some people end up getting into the habit of asking the same types of questions that focus on areas we should avoid on the first...
You Got This!  All you need is a bit of confidence.

You Got This! All you need is a bit of confidence.

I love people-watching. One of my favourite pastimes is grabbing a coffee and a newspaper, finding a patio and observing people and their behaviours. It’s always entertaining to see how people react when a beautiful woman or man walks by. There are double takes...
Quack Quack

Quack Quack

This may make me sound old, but I remember a common phrase thrown around the school playground as a kid: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” The statement dates back to the 1800s as a response to schoolyard bullying. Some...
On Second Thought…….

On Second Thought…….

  I remember distinctly the first time I went heli-skiing. Having skied all my life, I certainly didn’t think it would be something I couldn’t handle. So many people told me how amazing it was and that it was a definite bucket-list activity. The skiing was the...