The court stenographer reminds me of Sandy-what’s-her-name, quiet and proud, interior, aloof. I always wanted Sandy-what’s-her-name. She stood tall and straight. An athlete, a dancer.
Archives for July 2012
Healthy, fulfilling relationships are not based on transactional thinking. When I think of my best friends, for example, there isn’t any thought about what they will give me, or not give me. There isn’t this sense that they owe me something, or that they need to fork up some money, or a gift, or some […]
Today let’s talk about parents and paradox. Have you ever felt like you had a love/hate relationship with a parent?
Of the thousands of small islands in Atlantic Canada, a travel writer from the region takes readers on a tour of his top ten picks.
I drove the car gingerly, carefully, as recently licensed drivers do. My boyfriend, soon-to-be husband, sat in the passenger’s seat. He could not yet drive, a curious situation for a nineteen year old Black man in Baltimore. He would not learn to drive for years – after we were married and built a home in […]
Is your dog smart? I know both my dogs are. I think if you ask any dog owner, they would have dozens of stories to show how clever their canine companions can be. Our dogs seem to have some pretty amazing abilities from being able to work out how to steal an appetizer from the table while we’re not looking to knowing when it’s time to for dinner even before we do. And that’s just the stuff they pick up on their own.
Today let’s talk about seeking outside help. Has it ever seemed like your problems are bigger than you can deal with on your own?
Arnhem Land in Australia’s Northern Territory is a vast, primal landscape covering more than 93,000sq km which holds the secrets of life for its indigenous Aboriginal people, the Yolngu.
We recently began our European travel journey via Madrid and after landing at Madrid Barajas Airport we were excited to get to our hotel and begin our sightseeing. We stopped at the tourist information desk and asked where to catch a taxi to our hotel and the receptionist pointed down the terminal and replied that […]
Released in October of last year, BMW’s 2012 3 Series made customers salivate a few more months as the models only entered the showrooms in February 2012. Most people would nevertheless agree that it was worth the wait: BMW’s sixth generation of its famous 3 Series combines the manufacturer’s traditional distinctive look with an impressive innovative thrust.