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I blogged about Julie Holland's amazing new book, "Moody Bitches", after reading an excerpt in O magazine (apparently there is going to be a mo... Read more
I'm feeling refreshed and ready to go.
Actually saw one of the peregrine falcons yesterday using my binoculars. They have been calling pretty much constantly for several weeks, but they move so quickly it's hard to locate them. This one w... Read more
My April 30 blog was a bit of a riff on Mark Schatzker's new book, The Dorito Effect.
This Saturday's National Post had an interesting interview with Schatzker. ... Read more
Yesterday was long and brutal. I knew it would be. I was prepared. I was patient. I was able to achieve through negotiation a good result in a situation in which it really mattered. And I was proud of myself. But it was very very hard wor... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/food-and-wine/food-tr ends/the-flavour-factor-un doing-the-dorito-effect/ar ticle24151856/
What an interesting article: food manufacturers add fake flavour to make flavourless food ... Read more
Yesterday DS headed out for the long drive north: he's landed an absolutely marvellous job (bush pilot) for the summer. We're delighted for him but we'll miss him enormously and so will Charlie. He starts the great job on his own birthday, cou... Read more
OK, that was the optimistic headline on an email from Steve Siebold, sent to his Mental Toughness subscribers, which I have cut and pasted below.
I can't benefit from his offer of a free (pay only for shipping and handling) copy of his book... Read more
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Some people with BED (binge eating disorder) are seeking prescriptions for ADD (attention deficit di... Read more
Yup, recommended by a Sparkie friend and let me pass along that recommendation: this marvellous book by Helen Macdonald has to be one of the best reads I've encountered in a very long time.
Non-fiction. All about an English academic who's ... Read more
LEANJEANS thinks the time has come to say goodbye to her beloved Coal, her glorious black German Shepherd who's not well. And she posted a blog about this sad moment today . . .
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Charlie's collapse was April 5th, Easter Sunday.
We were terrified. He could not get up at all. He clearly was in a terrible amount of pain. And he seemed to have given up. We called the emergency vet clinic, rolled him into a comforter... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/fi tness/sweatworking-taking- business-meetings-to-new-l evels/article24045512/
Here's an idea I love -- sweatworking instead of networking!
Meeting up with ... Read more
The feeling lousy, that is. Still headachy and nauseous and generally punk.
Put in a full day at work yesterday anyhow.
Today - I'll go in, deal with the urgent stuff and then bail.
We've got good people singing backup and nobody... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/study-shows-love-horm one-increases-when-humans- and-their-dogs-interact/ar ticle23995458/
Of course we already knew that, didn't we? That when we gaze into our dogs' eyes, and the... Read more