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Lights. Sequins. Action!

One of my favourite memories from high school has to be the jazz choir, Shooting Stars.  The first year the jazz choir was created we sang, among other songs, a medley of jazz favorites — “life is a cabaret old chum, come to the cabaret!” I absolutely loved it!  We had coordinating outfits too: guys […]

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Journey from here to 40

I don’t know how many times I’ve started this post only to put it aside because of one distraction or another.  At this moment, I’m sitting in a meeting area of the Royal Edwardian Sussex hotel in London.  Since my last post I’ve been in Toronto — plus points 6 hours north of Toronto — […]

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I *heart* shopping

“Love is in the air, every sight and every sound…” It’s been a while since I channelled a song for a post.  Love Is in the Air, by John Paul Young, has been bouncing around my head for the past few days.  It’s no wonder as our 1st wedding anniversary just a few days away […]

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It’s a red and white day

My day started, as it usually does, with tartines of jam and butter — not Canadian — and a coffee.  The coffee is not Tim Horton’s.  (I’ve never been on the TH kick.)  I won’t be wearing any red nor will I be singing the O Canada at any point in the day.  (At least, at […]

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Still celebrating the new year

Despite the delay at the airport on arriving in Paris on Monday, 2011 started beautifully.  The same was true for 2010. I don’t know how many of you plan or picture your year ahead but D and I started the habit of the year-in-preview in 2008.  We would look back at the good things that filled […]

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