Month: February 2016

House Proud: Mom Cave is an Idea Whose Time has Come – Sept 17, 2014

Everyone is familiar with the Man Cave, that secluded spot where the male head of the household can go alone to watch sports, or invite his buddies and maybe enjoy a stinky cigar without fear of reprisal. But what about the female head of the home? If Dad can have a cave, then Mom should have one too. …

Missing My Best Buddy – Posted Feb 7 2014

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A friend of mine posted this photo on Facebook.  If you’re on the social media site you know you’ll see similar pre-captioned photos like this every week (memes) on topics ranging from illnesses to political issues.  But this one made me burst into tears.  …

Worst Country

As our trip to Iceland draws closer, I decided to rent a car. The airport is about an hour away from the capital city where we’ve booked a hotel and there’s a lot we’d like to see on our own. I upgraded the little four-door hatchback to include GPS. It seemed like a wise investment.  …

What’s Next

My journalist friend Dan, who teaches part-time at Western University, tells his students something very wise. He says, I can’t teach you how to use what’s next in journalism, because it hasn’t been invented yet.  …