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There’s a big sign on the main wall of my gym that reminds everyone of one of its main principles, aka core values: No Judgement. [Yes, in the U.S. that would be spelled Judgment!] Clearly, the message is that we … Continue reading
The Out and Abouter, my favourite satirist, may have moved to the UK, but his heart is still in Canada, celebrating the Toronto Raptors’ magical winning of the NBA Championship! As he says, “No, we’re not sorry!” CHURONNO – As … Continue reading
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Why do I get these crazy writing ideas when I am running? I get some of what I consider my best ideas while I am out jogging. Sometimes, my brain solves problems when I am…
Happy International Women’s Day, everyone. This is the day of the year set aside to contemplate the contributions one half of our populations make to society, especially considering how far we’ve come and how far we have to go. Progress … Continue reading
This past January saw a spate of articles in the New York Times on older women. It started with Jessica Bennett’s article “I am (an older) woman – hear me roar”, followed closely by Mary Pipher’s “The joy of being … Continue reading
In perusing our overflowing bookshelves for something to read last weekend, I happened to pull out Barbara Tuchman’s The March of Folly, an old goldie from 1984. Oh my goodness, talk about the old saying, “History has a tendency to … Continue reading
I stand accused of having become too negative. Me, little Miss Glass-half-full. Me, who sang Bing Crosby’s song, Ac-cen-tu-ate the Positive, to my university’s former VP Finance, encouraging him to stop spending so much time dwelling on the negative side … Continue reading