A busy week in the Blogosphere

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Here we are again! I swear these weeks keep getting shorter … or perhaps it was just all the time it took me this week to figure out TRIBERR.COM. Thank you Jenny Hansen for the instructions on your blog this week  including that unbelievably helpful video (whichContinue reading “A busy week in the Blogosphere”

Life – the bitter and the sweet …

Sad news last week. Our beloved neighbourhood bookstore, The Book Mark, is being forced to close. The oldest remaining independent bookstore in Toronto will cease to do business at the end of January after 47 years in the west end Kingsway area. In spite of the competition from the large-scale chains and online retailers, TheContinue reading “Life – the bitter and the sweet …”

Listen to Kristen … then just do it!

Happy New year everyone! As 2012 gets under way, I’ve been immersed in reading other blogs about whether or not to make resolutions.It’s kind of a natural topic du jour at the beginning of January. I stopped thinking about New Year’s resolutions years decades ago. Don’t wait for the beginning of a new year toContinue reading “Listen to Kristen … then just do it!”


If it’s Friday, it must be France … Joyeux Noël! Have you taken some time to enjoy beautiful light displays in your neighbourhood? Some of the set-ups around our place have been spectacular. Perhaps it’s to make up for the shortage of snow? It was definitely a green Christmas in the Toronto area this yearContinue reading “CHRISTMAS IN PARIS”


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A holiday gift for every one of you

 No matter what holiday you celebrate at this time of year, this is a gift that has all sorts of great tips to get you through the season doing happy dances. You might even discover a new idea or a solution to some niggling dilemma! Hurry … take a look and then hit download …Continue reading “A holiday gift for every one of you”

Christmas Giveaway … join in!

‘Tis the season! I’m happy to participate in some community support for a great area of southern Ontario and  make a donation to the Omemee Pigeon EFlyer 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! OMEMEE PIGEON EFLYER PROUDLY PRESENTS 12 DAYS OF HOLIDAY GIVEAWAYS! Prize pledges are rolling in for the 12 Days of  Holiday Giveaways! TheContinue reading “Christmas Giveaway … join in!”

Toronto’s Famous People Players Inspire And Delight!

FPP’s Mission Statement: “OUR MISSION is to inspire people to achieve more. To instill in the hearts and minds of everyone that dreams can come true when you believe in yourself.”   On Saturday three generations of our family laughed and applauded our way through the afternoon performance of the Famous People Players holiday presentation.Continue reading “Toronto’s Famous People Players Inspire And Delight!”

This is SO good …

Who doesn’t like to read good news? For my fellow writers this post will be an affirmation for all the time we spend working at our craft and being swallowed up in the netherworld of  social media. For everyone else it will simply be a story that will make you smile and feel happy forContinue reading “This is SO good …”

Remembrance Day – Veterans Day – Armistice Day 11/11/11

Wherever we are, we should never forget to honour the brave men and women who have served and continue to serve our countries. On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, let us all observe two minutes of silence and show our respect. In case you are wondering how the poppyContinue reading “Remembrance Day – Veterans Day – Armistice Day 11/11/11”