I am sure I am not alone in thinking the weekends pass far too quickly and are far too packed with errands, chores and laundry to be considered downtime. Now that I am a parent I think weekends pass at warp speed and often wonder on Monday morning sitting at my desk if it actually [...]
Tag Archive 'Fitzhenry & Whiteside'
The pumpkins are sprouting up on doorways and porches all over the place and the gold and red leaves are leaving a blanket on the ground. The cloudy, cool days give way to dark moonlight nights and you can feel it, almost Halloween time! I bought our treats for the ghosts, princesses, robots, ninjas and [...]
If you are like me and I think I am like most, Sunday is a welcome day of rest and repose but also a day of fretting. As soon as the light peaks through the blinds and I am up, I start thinking about all the things I need to accomplish on this day off [...]
Ever notice how some people seem to live in the land of “Waiting for When”? I’ll be happy when I find the perfect partner/coolest job/lose the extra 10 pounds/make more money? Or… I’m waiting for the perfect time or occasion to use the “good” dishes/wear that dress/write that novel/start my own business/have a baby/tell someone [...]
I just finished The Nine Lives of Travis Keating by Jill MacLean (ISBN: 9781554551538, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2008) on the train this morning and the story left me thinking. (Cover Image Copyright@2008 Fitzhenry&Whiteside) After the loss of his mother to cancer, Travis and his Dad decide to conduct an experiment and move for a year [...]