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 an older couple who … Continue reading Golfing with players who cheat
I'll never forget you; you gave me Athlete's Foot.
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 Gimme Gimme Gimlet
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 Sayonara Trousers
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 The Miracle of Life