Category: "Thoughts on Life in General"

"Apps" Used to Mean Crudites

November 15th, 2017
I don't understand why I am supposed to be tuned into technology. I grew up with computers... I can talk about the physical, contextual and associative value(s) of the historic IBM buildings at 844 Don Mills Rd and 1150 Eglinton Ave East... a great… more »

The Beauty of September in Cottage Country

September 2nd, 2017
It's no secret that September is one of the best months to enjoy cottage country. With most of the kids back to school and bug season out of the way, it's somehow quieter... more peaceful. September is generally studio tour time... when artists throw… more »


July 20th, 2017
I am writing today on what would have been my cousin Shari's 59th birthday. I say would have been but I suppose it still is... it is the anniversary of her birth. Unfortunately, we lost her in '75. Way, way too soon. A strange automobile accident at… more »

Support Small Town Economies

July 1st, 2017
As you head away from the city, to enjoy the best of cottage country, please try to remember how much your little cottage town depends on you. Generations of people in Ontario have vacationed in rural and small town places. Camping and cottaging are… more »

No Cooling Off for the HOT Real Estate Market

April 11th, 2017
While there are concerted attempts to cool the real estate markets, things aren't really slowing down. Mortgage lenders are being more cautious, appraisers are being conservative and Realtors are guarded but still, Buyers want to buy and Sellers are… more »