Monthly Archives: June 2015

Summer Solstice

Ottawa has moved from the Tulip Festival to summer flower gardens the city cultivates when the tulips are gone. It doesn’t look like much in comparison now, but some smaller species are already in bloom and other varieties are in … Continue reading

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Duty Free Makeup

There’s nothing like travelling to broaden the perspective and pluck oneself out of one’s usual habits. I’d packed carefully for a week away.  At the airport, when I couldn’t find my one litre plastic bag of makeup to submit for … Continue reading

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Truth and Reconciliation

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) concluded its investigations into the experience of Aboriginal peoples with residential schools last week and its report was tabled. The process involved a committee of three respected Aboriginal elders hearing stories told by survivors … Continue reading

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Yoga Meditation Retreats

Now is the time for a DIY homemade yoga meditation retreat. My daughter was accepted to study abroad for her third year of university and we are celebrating.   This will be a huge step out for her. I’m thrilled for … Continue reading

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