I spent a lot of time tossing and turning last Wednesday night which is why, at about 3:30 a.m., I heard my cell phone buzz. I had a quick look at it, saw that it was an Amber Alert about Continue reading Sleep or safety?
Just over a decade ago, I fell and broke my arm. Badly. The treatment I received was almost funny in its incompetence, but that’s a story for another day. While I was in the hospital emergency department, I had an Continue reading “Institutional betrayal”
Recommendations for summer reading usually focus on lighter books. I know I have a tendency to use the warm, sunny weather as an excuse to speed read my way through mysteries and thrillers, setting aside more serious reading for gloomier Continue reading Summer reading with substance
Last night, I attended my favourite fundraiser: the Unwasted Dinner, put on by Kingston’s Loving Spoonful, an organization that works to build a healthy, sustainable and food-secure community. Five local chefs volunteered their time to prepare a seven-course meal made Continue reading To cook or not to cook