Do you enjoy a glass of wine now and then? I do. At least I do now. I used to be the victim of nauseating headaches whenever I consumed as little as an ounce of red wine. Hah, but that did not mean all white wines were innocent either! After one or two sips of... Continue Reading →
My Warrior II Is Never Going To Look Like Yours and My Instructor Is Okay with That
I was at the tender age of four, when a new doctor thought he’d tell my mother that her sweet, happy little girl had a congenital defect. The way I rotated both my feet inward was not ‘normal’, but, it was treatable. My mother had shuddered at the costly cure: years of night braces and... Continue Reading →
Laughter Mends My Mood
What chocoholic wouldn’t want to work in a Chocolate Factory? It seemed like a good idea to Lucy and Ethel. They’re timeless comedy still makes me cackle like a goose. Whenever I’m sick with the flu and forced to spend a day in bed, I Love Lucy or other sitcoms are a sure-fire remedy for... Continue Reading →
Beep! Beep! I’m in a Hurry!
I flew down the stairs, grabbed my coat and scrambled out the door while pressing the remote to start the car. I backed out of the driveway and checked the clock on the dashboard. Late, as usual! Three minutes later I was standing impatiently at the coffee shop waiting for my turn. Can’t they move... Continue Reading →
Tame Your Sleep-Deprived Zombie Look
Michelle really needs some sleep I thought as she walked into the office carrying a jumbo Starbucks with rumpled hair and mismatched shoes. “Another bad night?” I asked. “Yes,” she replied with a sheepish grin. “This cold season isn’t helping. We had one of the three kids up practically every hour on the hour.” “Will... Continue Reading →
Just Pushed Back the Coffee Table and Danced!
I slowly yawned, stretching my arms and my toes as my body woke up. I was relaxed, happy and felt I was living in the lap of luxury in my king bed at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel in Victoria British Columbia. I slipped on a robe and opened the room curtains. I turned on... Continue Reading →