girlfriends, best friends

My friend Gail is visiting.  She lives in Canada's North, far north in Dawson City, Yukon. Needless to say we don't get to see each other that often.    She was on vacation in Cuba and arranged her ticket home so she could spend the weekend with me.  I picked her up in Toronto Thursday […]

i’m a hater

i am in the house today, locked down as my beloved kanye would say.  locked down because of the coldest winter, he writes for me that boy.  here in ontario we have surrendered ourselves  to the deep freeze.  it happens every year in january or february, or both.  it's even worse this year, our public transit […]

Ice Wine & the Single Life

Ice wine is made from grapes that have been left on the vine to freeze.  On purpose.  They are picked by hand in the middle of the night after three or four consecutive nights of temperatures ten degrees below zero (celsius). Each tiny shrivelled frozen grape gives one drop of juice.  It is labour intensive […]

Pace Yourself

I'm back.    You guys are amazing.   Thank you for all your "well" wishes.  I said to BB that I'm pretty sure I felt better quickly because so many people were thinking good thoughts for me. I have fibromyalgia and very occasionally I get knocked on my backside and have to take to my […]

love sister, i mean thursday

there is something fishy going on.   not to mention,  how could i possibly not start a post like this after i saw  this fish at my favourite food store today. i get together with four long time girlfriends every wednesday.  we meet for lunch, eat salad and french fries and then head to study torah […]