Writing and art in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Blogging in the Time of Coronavirus: A Reading List
Now that everyone many people are working from home.. there is an opportunity to downsize your wardrobe. I did this when I retired but it has some relevance for the quarantine wardrobe. It is tempting to hold on to work clothes, but it is at the expense of freeing up room in your closet. A… Read More The minimalist retirement wardrobe re-titled Quarantine Wardrobe.
Need a work-from-home pick-me-up? Research says that looking at cute puppies could improve your work performance. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-online-secrets/202004/the-power-cute-things-make-you-feel-better
Things dramatically took a turn after the stock market meltdown—in the wake of the financial crisis. Over 10 years later, a large portion of the American population has still not fully recovered. — Read on http://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2020/02/21/the-reasons-behind-the-unhealthy-rise-in-incivility-during-the-interview-process/amp/ Anyone glad they are not working any more? I see a trend toward decreasing civility in general and I… Read More The Reasons Behind The Unhealthy Rise In Incivility During The Interview Process
I didn’t realize I has so many posts about Hornby Island so here they are all together. I guess the next project should be a book?? Rocktober Hornby Island Wildflowers of Hornby Island Hornby rocks Merry Christmas from Hornby Island Hornby Island in pictures Services around Hornby Island Vancouver to Hornby -The Kindness of Friends… Read More The Hornby Chronicles 2018-2019
essential french onion soup essential french onion soup — Read on smittenkitchen.com/2019/03/essential-french-onion-soup/ I thought the instant pot would be a shortcut but the website says no after considerable research.
Stories and photos from Scotland — Read on ailishsinclair.com/ Another interesting read for me as I read about witchcraft trials in Scotland when I was doing my Genealogy.
My initial curiosity in Ancestry was tweaked by a search for a great grandparent who was a notable person in New Brunswick according to stories from my family. I discovered a family tree had been created on Geneanet. From there I become curious about ancestors from France and from there DNA testing. I discovered some… Read More Going back in time.. to the 1500’s …
I have been surprised at how busy and crowded everything is in Vancouver. The bus is crowded at all hours of the day. My friend tells me the skytrain is even worse. The busses are full of people with strollers and walkers. No one offers me seat. It’s challenging jumping off the door at the… Read More Transitioning Back to Vancouver
Former Nfld. premier Brian Peckford wages a new political — and personal — battle in B.C. – Vancouver Sun — Read on vancouversun.com/news/local-news/former-nfld-premier-brian-peckford-wages-a-new-political-and-personal-battle-in-b-c/amp
One of the first priorities of the newly re-elected federal Liberal government is a $6 billion personal income tax cut. The Liberals and Conservatives campaigned on similar promises, but the Liberals claimed their cut was more progressive. No matter how you slice it, cutting taxes reduces the amount of money available to provide services, and… Read More Federal tax cut hurts services, helps wealthy | Canadian Union of Public Employees
We rely on hosting millions of annual visitors, but do it ‘sustainably’? Get real. — Read on thetyee.ca/Opinion/2019/11/14/Overtourism-British-Columbia/
Reading in the Age of Constant Distraction https://discover.wordpress.com/2019/02/23/reading-in-the-age-of-constant-distraction/ — Read on discover.wordpress.com/2019/02/23/reading-in-the-age-of-constant-distraction/
On The Heritage Trail: Colombia Part 1 On The Heritage Trail: Colombia Part 1 — Read on lisadorenfest.com/2019/11/12/on-the-heritage-trail-colombia-part-1/ Re-blog where Lisa takes us on a tour of Columbia. So far this is my 5th virtual tour this year.
Walktober 2019: Finding beauty wherever you go https://breezesatdawn.wordpress.com/2019/11/03/walktober-2019-finding-beauty-wherever-you-go/ — Read on breezesatdawn.wordpress.com/2019/11/03/walktober-2019-finding-beauty-wherever-you-go/ This is a virtual meet up of bloggers. It is so touching to hear and see everyone’s walks. And the bloggers is a gifted writer.
My attention was drawn to a blog series called Walktober. This is my contribution featuring the Rockscapes on Hornby. The theme is supposed to feature walks with people and so I am adding my blogger walk (BLOK?) featured by another blogger Retirement Reflections. Typically October is sunny and cool, my favourite month of the year. … Read More Rocktober Hornby Island
https://pollenize.org/en/elections/canada-2019. A good comparison of policies by party
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24636547 Mountain Hardwear Women’s Dynama Capri
My Grade 8 teacher said I had no useful skills (as a girl). Somehow I made it to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada | The Star — Read on http://www.thestar.com/amp/news/canada/2019/09/21/beverley-mclachlins-grade-8-teacher-said-she-had-no-useful-skills-as-a-girl-somehow-she-made-it-to-chief-justice-of-canada.html