Category: Everyday Life

Writing about friends in warm places

I wrote before about meeting a certain couple in Vallarta two years ago. Do you remember that? You know this is where I’m going to tell you about it again, right? Here’s how that meeting went down: We’re standing on a corner waiting for a city bus to take us out to a restaurant called El Rio. …

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Working when life (and death) get in the way

Some mornings I wake up early. Some mornings I stay in bed a little longer. It’s not like anyone’s going to notice if I don’t start working until 8:30. Or 9 a.m. But back to those mornings when I arise a little earlier. Those are the mornings when I wake up with a start and for just …

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All I want for Christmas…

5 things on my wish list this year It’s funny how your needs change as you get older. At one time, there were so many things you might want for Christmas but then one day you stop and realize you have practically everything you want. Or need. Almost. I bet you’re wondering where this is …

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#TBT: What’s in a name?

I’ve been watching everyone playing with #TBT (Throwback Thursday) for a while now and was trying to figure out how I could participate. I decided it might be fun to go back to some of my old articles. Let me know if you enjoy it! Here’s one that first appeared in The Sault Star, Saturday, April …

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Me in an oversized t-shirt

My T-Shirt Remodel

Does one “remodel” a t-shirt? If so, that’s what I did. You know how those boxy men’s t-shirts are? Certainly NOT flattering to someone that doesn’t need any added bulk! But the t-shirt in question is one that I just need to wear once in a while…like tomorrow when the torch for the Pan-Am Games …

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As if?

As if I haven’t posted on my blog since December. As a writer, that makes me ashamed. I’ve thought about it. But what could I say? What would be of value? What would you really want to hear about? How much I hated winter? How much I loved Mexico? And want to winter there and …

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