Buy experiences, not stuff. That is the sage advice of Wealthy Barber author David Chilton, according to my sister who has been rereading the 25th anniversary of his best-selling book this summer. My sister quotes his wisdom to me just as we are beginning our shared vacation at our lakeside cabin in western Newfoundland. “That’s … Continue reading Experience: the gift that keeps on giving
Toronto is packing heat this summer in more ways than one. I am glad to have left the escalating temperatures, the kind that causes the mercury to skyrocket and humans to explode. The online Urban Dictionary, when explaining this slip of gangsta slang equates it with carrying a gun, usually a pistol. It also does … Continue reading Head east to ease escalating temperatures
I thought the crowing rooster was just part of the vacation ambiance. And the wild chickens provided photo ops just about everywhere we went. Quaint, we thought. How laid back. The rooster crowed so incessantly that eventually he just became background noise to the crashing surf. Neither bothered us. But then, we were living an … Continue reading Cluck, cluck, loosen up a little, Canada!