Toronto’s Vote For Mayor: Blast Off! Toronto’s vote for mayor has opened its advanced polls. And guess who was kicked out of three of them? If you blurted out Doug Ford (like I did), you got it right. The expulsions were proceeded by a letter, explaining election rules to Mr. Ford. No, Mr. Ford, you are… Read More
Coming To Terms With Life Over 50 Youth brings with it a flood of optimism and a swell of opportunities. It promises expansion and unlimited growth. Once at Life Over 50, this flood, swell and growth matures into a stream – a brook in the forest, bubbling over rocks and teeming with the life of… Read More
Hiking BC – Darke Lake Provincial Park Darke Lake Provincial Park is a small park between Peachland and Summerland, within BC’s Okanagan Valley. Camping is permitted there, as is horseback riding, hunting, fishing for rainbow and brook trout and, of course, hiking. The Park The park is easy to navigate without losing your way. Mountains on… Read More
Perception Of Time; Raindrops On My Window Drops of rain land on my window, fuse with other globules, and lose their individuality – their uniqueness – in the clustering process. The cycle repeats itself. Raindrops, the converged result, and the immediate replacement by another drop make it difficult to separate the past from the present.
Hiking the Adirondacks – Noonmark via Round Pond The Trails There are numerous trails in the vicinity of Noonmark (3856 ft.). Snow & Rooster Comb are probably the most well-known. We decided to try our hand at Noonmark via Round Pond, an elevation of 2175 ft. and a hike of 5.4 miles (8.7 km). The… Read More
Toronto’s Mayoral Race – A Bestseller? I can’t stop thinking about Toronto’s upcoming mayoral race. It’s like I’m a moth drawn to a flame. Or a caterpillar, trying to get underfoot. Why can I not put this topic down? Because it’s got the controversial plot, characters and twists of a political Bestseller. Setting A thriving city… Read More
On Being Skinny I was following my advice to visit WP’s Freshly Pressed for outstanding reading material, and there it was, an article on a topic I’d contemplated venting over: being skinny. What had held me back? “What self-respecting female,” one of my friends once told me, “feels empathy for a skinny woman?” Open Season… Read More