Lucky Me

I dropped into 680 News yesterday, a planned brief visit, the first one since I left its employ two and a half months ago. …

A World Gone Mad

A California college student is auctioning off her virginity to pay for her education in – of all things – Family and Marriage Therapy.   She already has a degree in Women’s Studies.  You can’t make this stuff up.  …

Handbags and Gladrags

Here’s something I don’t understand about the nouveau riche “ladies who lunch” in the upper echelon of society.  You know, the women who are buffed to a high sheen from weekly manicures and facials and plan their schedules around committee meetings about fundraisers and the like?  Why are they so often described as a “socialite and handbag designer” by reporters?  Does the world need thousands of people to draw blueprints for purses?  …

Just For Today

Let’s not be judgmental about John Travolta and Kelly Preston and their choice of faith, Scientology.  Let’s actually be the tolerant, accepting society that we claim to be, ok? …

Flabuless

Remind me never to say I’ve seen it all.  Because something new always comes along that you can never predict.  The newest thing is called Flabuless.  …

House Proud – Vive Le Salle de Bain! Toronto Sun

Who would have thought that my trip to Europe would leave me coveting a couple of commercial bathroom gizmos that haven’t been seen in real-life operation in this part of the world?  At least, they’ve never been seen by me or any of the envious friends with whom I’ve shared stories of these washroom wonders.  There’s real disappointment in knowing I can’t have them for my own home – at least not yet. …