Source: http://tapastic.com/episode/1466

The Male Gaze

When I was a teen, I was flattered by male attention. Whenever I went out in public, I wanted all eyes on me, and I hoped to “meet boys.” I liked getting looks and comments, whether appreciative or sexual. They

Source: http://tapastic.com/episode/1466

The Male Gaze

When I was a teen, I was flattered by male attention. Whenever I went out in public, I wanted all eyes on me, and I hoped to “meet boys.” I liked getting looks and comments, whether appreciative or sexual. They

The type of closet referred to in the book. Photo: sakura-house.com

Magic of Tidying Up?

At long last I have read the Marie Kondo book so I can weigh in! It has been a publishing sensation, selling millions. As you would guess, it’s a short book about decluttering, organizing and storing your stuff. I have

The type of closet referred to in the book. Photo: sakura-house.com

Magic of Tidying Up?

At long last I have read the Marie Kondo book so I can weigh in! It has been a publishing sensation, selling millions. As you would guess, it’s a short book about decluttering, organizing and storing your stuff. I have

Paris

Petits Bonheurs

Life is made of little moments of happiness. And sometimes big ones. I am making a little trip to Paris next month! For any newcomers to the blog, I travel twice a year to see relatives: one trip to Toronto,

Paris

Petits Bonheurs

Life is made of little moments of happiness. And sometimes big ones. I am making a little trip to Paris next month! For any newcomers to the blog, I travel twice a year to see relatives: one trip to Toronto,

A grey day on the Harbour. Photo: forum.skyscraperapge.com

Why I Live Here

The place I live. It has a lot NOT going for it. I can only recommend the weather two months a year. The area is economically depressed. It’s isolated. The nearest big cities are Montreal and Boston – each at

A grey day on the Harbour. Photo: forum.skyscraperapge.com

Why I Live Here

The place I live. It has a lot NOT going for it. I can only recommend the weather two months a year. The area is economically depressed. It’s isolated. The nearest big cities are Montreal and Boston – each at

Photo: bythedrop.com

In April

A recap of what I was up to for the rest of April… I’ve had some interesting assignments at work this month. First, I was invited to an elementary school for their Career Day. I spoke to 9 classes about

Photo: bythedrop.com

In April

A recap of what I was up to for the rest of April… I’ve had some interesting assignments at work this month. First, I was invited to an elementary school for their Career Day. I spoke to 9 classes about

From this way TMI article: http://mashable.com/2013/07/12/tmi-parent-facebook/

From Paper to Cloth

Grocery bags? Diapers? I have been reducing my use of disposable paper products for a few years, and I would like to chat about it. This post is not suitable for anyone with a phobia about body fluids! First of all, what

From this way TMI article: http://mashable.com/2013/07/12/tmi-parent-facebook/

From Paper to Cloth

Grocery bags? Diapers? I have been reducing my use of disposable paper products for a few years, and I would like to chat about it. This post is not suitable for anyone with a phobia about body fluids! First of all, what

The inimitable Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes) via Rolling Stone

Is Your Music Getting Worse?

It’s time for a survey! I’ve understood for a long time that I’m not typical when it comes to music. I’ve been buying music since I was 13, and listening to music is a central part of my life. The formats

The inimitable Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes) via Rolling Stone

Is Your Music Getting Worse?

It’s time for a survey! I’ve understood for a long time that I’m not typical when it comes to music. I’ve been buying music since I was 13, and listening to music is a central part of my life. The formats

Calvin is by Bill Watterson

On My Mind

Things on my mind this week (very random): Today was Record Store Day, and despite my last post, Rom and I went shopping and spent $$ on music. No regrets whatsoever. Supported local stores, hung out with hipsters and got

Calvin is by Bill Watterson

On My Mind

Things on my mind this week (very random): Today was Record Store Day, and despite my last post, Rom and I went shopping and spent $$ on music. No regrets whatsoever. Supported local stores, hung out with hipsters and got

One of my old haunts (No longer around)

I Miss Shopping

As a teenager, I raked in money from babysitting, and spent it on shopping. I would go to used and vintage clothing stores, used record stores, used book stores, stationery stores, and anywhere that sold interesting oddities (antiques, curiosities, and

One of my old haunts (No longer around)

I Miss Shopping

As a teenager, I raked in money from babysitting, and spent it on shopping. I would go to used and vintage clothing stores, used record stores, used book stores, stationery stores, and anywhere that sold interesting oddities (antiques, curiosities, and

Not my photo! From gallery hip

In March (and a Bit of April)

The rest of March was spent indoors. Just a week after our Colossal Snowstorm of March 18, we got another foot of snow! It has been snowing more since and isn’t over yet. This is the most snow and the

Not my photo! From gallery hip

In March (and a Bit of April)

The rest of March was spent indoors. Just a week after our Colossal Snowstorm of March 18, we got another foot of snow! It has been snowing more since and isn’t over yet. This is the most snow and the