My New Backyard Addition

You might recall the small flagstone patio I used to have in my backyard. This summer I pulled out the flagstones to make room for this…………. All that is missing is a backyard bbq party…can’t wait to host one!

Greek Yogurt, Anyone?

……After  we  reach the magic number of 40+, I guess we, especially women go through a struggle to find the right food to give us the necessary calcium and proteins in our diet. JK  and JMS have been warning me to take supplements and I am still very hesitant to add any more chemical into…

“Ramadan Mubarik”- From AK Of Dubai

I am from a hindu-home but was educated in a christian institution. So I am to some extent sufficiently exposed to both hinduism and christianity. But Islam not so much. Although I had partaken several treats and special biriyanis on the special occasion of Id, I did not make/take time to learn more about it,…

Can’t Handle It Anymore, So I’m Waging War…

……..that’s it! I am done being patient, being loving. Not anymore, it is now……………………. a full blown war babe!!!.. Here is the view of my pathetically weed begone backyard from my bed-room… The white “Candy Floss‘ and the red ‘Bleeding Hearts‘ are fighting for survival among the yellow Dandelions. ummmmmmmm as today I am awaiting…

Are You At Risk?

……when my friend JMS from California and I were discussed my friend’s stroke, she shared an interesting information she saw at Dr. Oz’s show recently. It is about your personality and what it suggests about your life-style and potential risk factors. Friends, I think it is imperative we all take this personality test and become…

God, Please Let There Not Be……(part 2)

……………………………another morning like the past Friday! After a short bus-ride with my friends, sharing our anguish over the Tsunami, wishing each other well for the upcoming weekend, we three got off at the GO station where we parted ways. I take the GO train while both my friends take a different bus each to their…

Wine Lovers: Are You A….

With yesterday’s depressing support for President Obama, I would readily join like minded folks for a glass of wine. And that thought brings me to this article from Huffingtonpost:12 TYPES OF WINE LOVERS: WHICH ONE ARE YOU? -> Weasel? Says he’ll bring a great bottle, but always shows up with off-vintage crap claiming his great…

Sweet September: From Auz

Here is another gem from Michael of Melbourne…. Man was made for Business I was caught in traffic sitting next to a parked truck in what we call little Vietnam. The driver and passenger rolled open the back door to reveal maybe twenty parcels on the floor of a medium sized truck that could easily…

Being A Canadian

……..in honour of our spanking new nationality, here is what it takes to be a canuck. COLD IS RELATIVE …. The Temperature Conversion Guide (degrees are in Fahrenheit): 50 above – New Yorkers turn on the heat. Canadians plant gardens. 40 above – Californians shiver uncontrollably. Canadians sunbathe. 35 above – Italian cars won’t start….