Golfing with players who cheat

Golfing with players who cheat

In the game of golf, hazards are generally the sand traps and small bodies of water that golfers have to avoid to keep their score down. But in some cases, the people you’re playing with turn out to be the hazards. In a recent round of golf I was paired up with a older couple who … Continue reading

Gimme Gimme Gimlet

Gimme Gimme Gimlet

This is a love story.  I admit in the past I’ve been linked to micro-brewed beer and seen in public with gin and tonics.  And I confess I’ve spent more than one crazy, impulsive weekend with a bottle (or 2) of tequila. Like most people, I never committed myself to one particular drink.  Not until … Continue reading

Sayonara Trousers

Sayonara Trousers

Have you seen my pants?  No, seriously, have you? Don’t worry, I’m not parading around in my undies, but I’ve just learnt a costly lesson and I have to admit that I’m a bit embarrassed. In early June I dropped two pairs of wool dress trousers off at my local dry cleaner.  Then the weather … Continue reading

The Miracle of Life

The Miracle of Life

One of my best friends has been trying to get pregnant for several years. After much disappointment and dashed hopes, she and her husband reconciled themselves with the fact that Mother Nature wasn’t supporting their natural methods, so they turned to modern science and started the In Vitro process. What followed was a year in … Continue reading

Are You Ready For an Earthquake?

Are You Ready For an Earthquake?

Experts say we are overdue for a big earthquake, with a possible magnitude of 9.0 on the Richter scale. You know, the kind that makes people in Winnipeg ask, “What was that?” while the coast of British Columbia tumbles into the Pacific Ocean. Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but with 3 tectonic plates — … Continue reading