When planning a vacation you are probably thinking: location, location, location! Then suddenly a pandemic hits and you’re being told to stay “home”. But after being at home with the kids for 4 months, you desperately need a break. If you live in a city, you can create a “staycation” – made up of day trips in and near the city – or include accommodation and feel like you really are a traveler. Continue reading How to Staycation in Toronto in 2020
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!
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
It was a brilliant sunny day. Perfect for skating at Jarry Park. I watched my son-in-law skate circles around my grand-daughter. Then we persuaded her to do figure eights around the two of us. The fact that they both could skate so well encouraged me to try harder. After an hour going round the lake, I was quite pleased with my progress. Perhaps a bit too confident. Continue reading Over-Confident