October 9, 2011 As always, I was running late. I was on my way to my nephew’s birthday party. On the way, I stopped at a mall to go to a bookstore to get a gift certificate. Books were always a safe bet for him. When I entered, the hustle and bustle of the store [...]
September 8, 2011 The world is a funny place. Of course, we can be funny too! Rather than being constantly wrapped up in the melodrama of daily life, occasionally it is a good thing to admit to being funny. Funny can mean odd, unusual, or strange. It can also mean comical. When we loosen up [...]
September 8, 2011 Years ago, when I first heard the word “multitasking,” I remember thinking to myself, “What a strange word.” But it has now become a very popular word! I always admire people like my son Val. I used to watch him doing his homework on the computer, sing with the radio, or speak [...]
September 12, 2011 Good News Toronto welcomes two new talented illustrators to our team: Graham Post and Rosie Pea. Enjoy their pieces respectively – “Super Awesome Happy Attack” and “Community BBQ” [...]
September 12, 2011 Just yesterday, I was readin’ that a parking space for one car in one of them new condos is gonna cost $100,000! That’s $100,000 to use 200 square feet of concrete — and you can’t take it with you! Where in heck’s the value of a dollar gone between now and [...]
September 12, 2011 Hot Air Balloons I wanna feel the slow wind blow. Oh, so much I wanna be free n small n big n tall The soft breeze cool on my face and hair. Way up there without a care. In the clouds, do I dare? Fly, Fly, Fly High, high, high Balloons! [...]
June 7, 2011 “We all believed that if someone had the ability and aspiration to acquire knowledge, they should be granted this right.”
June 7, 2011 I found a lovely cluster of purple flowers taped to a pole.