Channeling Mr. Rogers …

It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood, a beautiful day for a neighbour, would you be mine, could you be mine … *channeling Mr. Rogers* … and there’s a lot of blog-hopping going on today, which always guarantees a great time! For some reason, I’ve been humming the theme song from  the Mr. Rogers show all day.Continue reading “Channeling Mr. Rogers …”

The party’s at Bridgette’s …

Okay, a few weeks ago I promised I was only going to post on my blog twice a week and since then I’ve broken that promise several times. I’m sorry … I’m a big believer in promises so this does not make me feel good. With your permission I’ll retract that promise and simply sayContinue reading “The party’s at Bridgette’s …”

You’re beautiful, just the way you are …

Beauty of a Woman Blogfest Posted on February 9, 2012 Today’s post is a contribution to August McLaughlin’s Beauty of a Woman Blogfest. Be sure to visit her always powerful blog on Friday, February 10th to read posts from all over the blogosphere. About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age. — GloriaContinue reading “You’re beautiful, just the way you are …”

A love letter to my Bridge Club

As we roll into another year, I feel like sending a bit of cyberlove to the amazing friends who are my real life Bridge Club by retelling this story. This is old news for some of you who read my blog but many of you won’t know the story. Along with some fine, steadfast BFF’sContinue reading “A love letter to my Bridge Club”

2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Well, this was a great start to my day! I opened my e-mail to discover the following message from Indie Book Awards. “Congratulations! Your book has been named a Finalist in the First Novel (over 80,000 words) category of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Congratulations! Your achievement will be published at http://www.IndieBookAwards.com alongContinue reading “2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards”

My guest blog on Girlfriendology

You can never have too much to say about the special girlfriends in your life. Click here to read my guest blog on Girlfriendology’s website in honour of the great ladies in my Bridge Club!

Girlfriendology – what friendship is all about!

Here’s another great website. Girlfriendology celebrates the meaningful friendships women share. Their posts are informative, entertaining, and important, supported by relevant links. The interaction of their thousands of followers speaks to the popularity of Girlfriendology. They have just begun a Wednesday page where women can send in photos of their girlfriend groups and I’m sharingContinue reading “Girlfriendology – what friendship is all about!”

Girlfriends are good for your health …

A friend just sent this to me and I want to share it with you. They Teach It at Stanford As reported by a woman who had just finished taking  an evening class at Stanford. The last lecture was on the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head  of psychiatryContinue reading “Girlfriends are good for your health …”

Let’s begin 2011 by answering some questions

Ok – the decorations have all been carefully put away for another year. The suitcases have been unpacked. The last of the shortbread has mysteriously vanished. It was a wonderful holiday season and now it’s time to get back to business. THANK YOU TO ALL THE READERS WHO TAKE THE TIME TO WRITE TO ME.Continue reading “Let’s begin 2011 by answering some questions”

Thanks again Dan!

In the blink of an eye we are back in Toronto. The nine wonderful days in Whistler flew by. Christmas with some of our family out there was a very special time and Mother Nature co-operated by providing a magical winter wonderland. Ski conditions were fabulous even though the upper mountains were closed because theyContinue reading “Thanks again Dan!”