Looking after your pearly whites

Let’s talk about your local dentist. When was the last time you visited him or her?  My most recent visit  was last Wednesday.  That would be “do what I want Wednesday” and what I wanted was a good cleaning and consultation with my dentist.  That’s now two Wednesdays in a row with another to follow …

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It never ends………

It’s incredibly easy to put on weight as you get older and increasingly difficult to lose it.  Those little treats here and there start to add up to ounces and pounds,usually appearing exactly where you don’t want them. The women in my family used to joke that they have to give up eating completely to …

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Do what I want Wednesday

Family is a complicated topic. Maybe you have a large family or maybe small, mine is just right.  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about family recently as events unfold in the lives of mine. My Dad has been in a managed care facility for over 5 years now.  He smiles all the time …

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Hit the Pause button – Take a break

While I was in Toronto recently, I paused for a few hours to have lunch at my favourite restaurant, Joso’s at the intersection of Avenue Road and Davenport. A lovely, romantic spot, famous for its Dalmatian Coast cuisine.  Today's feature image was taken at Joso's. Here's the link to Joso's I started with a simple …

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Are you a Passenger or a Driver?

Many years ago when I was living in London, a colleague remarked that the people in our company were all passengers. Curious, I asked him what he meant.  He explained that there had been so many changes in management that the staff were simply passengers on whatever train happened to pick them up on any …

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Nobody’s life is perfect.

Nobody's life is perfect, says my Mom to me in her light Scottish accent.....and she is so right.  If you are the kind of person that's really tough on him or herself, take that advice on board. Life isn't easy and it's unpredictable --- and maybe you are too, so perfect is not a likely …

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Researching our holiday

Good Day, Its early morning here and I am looking out on a sea of bight green in every shade imaginable.  The little pink wild roses are long gone now and I am left with just the lush green, bushy leaves. And its beautiful.  This morning I am researching places to stay in Lisbon or …

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This week can be anything you want it to

Two posts in one day, sorry (but not really)This morning's  was really yesterday, Sunday's post, but I just didn't get to it.  This one is today, Monday. The beginning of a new week and it can be anything you want it go be.   productive?  Fun?  Busy?  Contemplative?  Or a wee bit of everything just to …

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Flowers, Sun, Mint and over-flowing with happiness!

I know I was going to talk about kitchens today but I can't help it I'm filled to the max with happiness ( in fact, I'm over-flowing) It's so beautiful here in our little corner of the world today. The annual long weekend called May 2-4 is here and this is the weekend when many …

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