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Archives for September, 2010


As I Was Saying ~ In My Letter to My Editor…

So, dearest

Now ~ to deal my swelling, tender, painful calves which are a symptom of something, no one yet knows what ~I have to wear compression panty hose.

Otherwise known as medical legwear ~ and trust me, Jess, there's nothing remotely sexy about medical legwear, despite the splashy sales pitch and pictures.

And, they are hell to put on ...

I hate them.

They take 20 minutes to struggle into ~ struggle being the...
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A Letter to My Editor…

Dear Jessica ~

Please forgive my not keeping you in the loop.

Last week, my psychiatrist, Dr. Bob, told me simply "to write the year 2010 off."

Sounds pretty prescient, given what's happened since then, but in truth, he is up to speed and I am so sorry you and my readers are not. I am seeing him weekly these days because I'm having so many problems over which I have utterly no control ~...
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My Right Shoe ~ Part One

It all started with my beautiful new shoes. They fit divinely ~ and my feet are not easy to fit.

It's so bad that I dread shopping for shoes ~ and I'm not averse to shopping.

Shoes, however, are not my thing. But I found the perfect store. The perfect size for me. And the perfect price. $49.

So, today, I was wearing my new shoes for the first time.

They're a sleek little number ~ simple, black, with a...
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Renew. Reflect. Refresh. It’s Fall…

You've heard me say repeatedly how much I thrive on "new beginnings," so you can imagine the buzz I feel following Labour Day when school begins and the evenings begin to crisp.

Autumn is my favourite "new beginning." Besides the "back to school" phenomenon affecting kids, parents, teachers, the economy ~ I love the way autumn looks here in Southern Ontario.

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