Old Age Or Lack Of Fitness?
Do you find yourself making ‘old man’ or ‘old woman’ noises now? Ie. When you get up out of the easy chair or when bending over to tie your shoes? Do you see long absent friends who seemed to have aged dramatically and make you …Read More
Think Big, Dammit!
I fear we have become or are becoming a nation that is afraid to think BIG. Why? I have several friends that think BIG when it comes to their own businesses or achievements or dreams. Why then is our government and by association, the Canadian …Read More
Thirty Things I Don't Get
1. People who ride bicycles without helmets or helmets hanging on their handlebars or the straps of the helmets undone 2. Full body tattoo art 3. Self important people 4. Inconsiderateness 5. Winter 6. Victoria/BC drivers 7. People ‘liking’ their own posts on Facebook 8. …Read More
It is okay to be mouthy, but one should have some intellect and/or common sense to back it up If you do, most people will forgive you, or at least cut you some slack. If you are just plain …Read More
Canada: Economic Coward?
You know, if you were an outsider looking into Canada, you would think we were world’s biggest economic cowards! Note all the wailing, clasping of heads, woe-is-me’s, predictions of doom and the like when it comes to discussions of the new Canada-China Free Trade deal. …Read More
Get Used To It
From World Two, or at least the fifties, Canadians have become used to levels of service from municipal, provincial and federal governments that were never affordable or sustainable for the size of our population. During the Trudeau era, these services and other programmes brought on …Read More
How can one possibly hate somebody or something, if they have not met them or personally experienced that something?? ‘Hate’ is a term used too lightly, easily, ignorantly and incorrectly today . . .Read More
Horses and Carriages – The Conundrum
Walking Judd the Rockweiler the other morning, when a horse and carriage clip-clopped by. I love that sound and there are several of these carriages that do business in Victoria. I love horses. I love riding them,smelling them,feeding them,grooming them and rubbing their velvety muzzles. …Read More
“It’s really all very simple”, she said. “Living life requires attention to only two factors: Choices and consequences. Understand the consequences of everything you choose BEFORE you make the choices, and life will be easier, simpler and happier.” “Oh”, I said.Read More