Keep Calm and Have Some Tea

There are times I am so happy that I feel like my heart is physically swelling.  There’s the line in The Grinch who stole Christmas where “Well, in Whoville they say – that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day” and I identify.  Walking outside when the air is so crisp and the night is so… Continue reading Keep Calm and Have Some Tea


Canada’s Choice

The recent tragedies in Paris, Beirut, and Egypt were not committed by a religion or culture, but people.  People that made choices to use religion and culture to hurt and kill.  People that made choices to use religion and culture to hate. In Canada, election season had political parties asking us to make a choice… Continue reading Canada’s Choice


Halloween Hot Seat

Following Halloween, social media was flooded with videos of children tricked into believing that while they were sleeping their trusted parents had gorged themselves on ALL of their hard-earned candy.  Thank you Jimmy Kimmel.   I like a good laugh as much as the next , but this goes against one of my cardinal rules.  Do not… Continue reading Halloween Hot Seat