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Garbage!

The sun glinted on its shiny surface as I walked on the lake-shore path this morning. It was a clear-plastic Starbucks-type cup sitting on the rocks. It was half-filled with a rose-coloured liquid, . Maybe an iced tea? But the problem was the drinker was nowhere to be seen. It was garbage – left behind. Last week, it was four Tim Horton coffee cups strewn across the parking lot. And a few days before it was an empty bottle from “spring water” left on the walking path. Continue reading Garbage!

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The Joys of Spring Cleaning

As the snow melts – dribbling down the snow banks like an ice-cream dripping down a cone on a hot sunny day – spring cleaning is on my mind. And as I think of sunny days, I realize that I will be spending more of my time outdoors – in the garden and playing with the grandchildren on the trampoline. So whatever doesn’t get cleaned and sorted by May will probably wait another six months. Continue reading The Joys of Spring Cleaning

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Advanced Skin Anti-Wrinkle Serum – Free Trial is Not Free

Skin Balance Advanced Anti-Wrinkle Cream

The  FREE sample of Advanced Skin Anti-Wrinkle Serum is NOT FREE.

I made a mistake. I clicked on a Facebook ad offering FREE samples of anti-wrinkle cream. I then gave my mailing information and supplied my credit card details to pay for the postage. A few days later my “fountain-of-youth” product arrived. So did my credit card bill for $400. Continue reading Advanced Skin Anti-Wrinkle Serum – Free Trial is Not Free

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What Color are YOU?

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“Red can have many meanings”, my granddaughter informed me as we drove to the skating rink. “It can stand for love and tell people that you are happy and excited or even passionate. But red can also mean anger.” Her younger sister joined the conversation, “It can also mean danger as in fire engines or stop signs.” Continue reading What Color are YOU?

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Free Art Tours for Seniors (Montreal)

Being an art lover at 65 means that you can enjoy FREE  admission to all of the collections at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on Thursdays, all year-round. You can enjoy free art tours in the morning, and you can also participate in a series of art workshops designed especially for seniors in the afternoon. Continue reading Free Art Tours for Seniors (Montreal)

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Expand Your Home – Create an Outdoor Living Space

Spring is finally in the air! Coming out of hibernation from a cold and icy winter, my thoughts are on spending more time in the backyard again. If yours are too – then check out these ideas for making your outdoor living space more usable this year. Continue reading Expand Your Home – Create an Outdoor Living Space

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Free Art Workshops for Children (Montreal)

Do you need to keep the kids busy for a few hours on the weekend? Do you want the time to be educational as well as fun?

A family outing to the Musee des Beaux-Arts / Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is a great way to spend time together while discovering cultural diversity. In addition to popular art workshops, they also offer musical activities, films and other surprises. Continue reading Free Art Workshops for Children (Montreal)

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Dealing with the Clutter in my Life

Clutter is an understatement for the chaos in my life right now. I had decided to tackle it head on. And then the unexpected moving of my office this month presented the perfect opportunity for the change . But I had no idea that dealing with the clutter would be so difficult, and emotional. Continue reading Dealing with the Clutter in my Life

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Free Art Workshops for Seniors (Montreal)

Talk about a great retirement benefit! Not only are the art workshops FREE – but they are good for your creative soul. If you are over 65, you can attend art workshops in Montreal at the Musee des Beaux-Arts at no charge and no registration is required. Continue reading Free Art Workshops for Seniors (Montreal)