‘Diva’ or ‘Miva’ Men?

Why is the word ‘sandals’ not good enough for men? At The Huffington Post today: President Obama was out and about on Friday night, stopping by DC’s International Spy Museum with Michelle and Sasha. He was the most dressed-down we’ve seen him this summer, wearing a short-sleeved, white button-down shirt, jeans and mandals a.k.a. man…

I Did Not Know…..

The name CANADA comes from KANATA meaning ‘village’ in Iroquoian. Basketball was invented by Canadian James Naismith in 1891. Canadians participated in the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Able Seaman William Hall was the  first blackman  to be  awarded the Victoria Cross (for his role in the Siege of Lucknow). No…

A Tale Of Two Tails

Ever since I put up the four bird feeders early July, around 6.15am and 6.15pm everyday, my backyard rings of feathery flutters. Many sparrows, finches and doves regularly fight each other for their share of the treats. But every evening, the most entertainment comes from these two fantastic characters. 1. As if sensing my presence…

Jade Parade

In Feng Shui, Jade plants are very significant. One of the most famous plants of Feng Shui plants is the Jade Plant. The Jade Tree or Money Plant is regarded as an auspicious plant because its succulent dark green leaves resemble pieces of jade or coins, thereby representing, Earth or Metal energy, and these add…

Sunday Morning Up With The Lark….

I think I’ll take a walk in the park, ehhhhh, ehhh, eh….it’s a beautiful day!! Beautiful day indeed, but I skipped the walk to do all of this…. Step 1: Get fresh, summer or fall colour plants to replace the spent spring plants. Keep mulch and soil ready. And, don’t forget the yard bag to…