Year: 2015

The Kids Are Alright

Yesterday I attended the Remembrance Day ceremonies at my old school. And I was reminded that teenagers today are a pretty cool bunch.  Remembrance Day is a big deal at John McCrae Secondary School; after all the school was named after the war poet who penned “In Flanders Field.” And the school ceremony, and Remembrance Day itself, …

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Truth in Blogging Or “Practice What You Post.”

I’m feeling a bit jaded about fashion blogging these days. Not fashion blogging in general. Just outfit posts. My own outfit posts. And by jaded I mean apathetic, wearied, lacking enthusiasm. Or as Dictionary.com says, “surfeited, satiated by over-indulgence.” That sounds about right. I tried to do a couple of outfit posts this week, but …

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Girls Etc. on Trains

I’ve finally read Paula Hawkins’ book Girl on the Train. I liked it. At times I loved it, and at other times I despaired of the plot and the characters… so, I guess when you balance those two reactions…you could say that I liked it. paulahawkinsbooks.com The story revolves around Rachel, the “girl on the …

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What’s With Brown?

There’s more to fall colour than red, you know. Take these gorgeous birch trees for example. Delicious golds, honey yellows, and soft browns. One might be persuaded that Michael Kors was power walking with Hubby and me when we passed this stand of birch trees on Thanksgiving Day morning. That he used these trees for …

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