Working in aviation has its advantages. First, it lends itself to travel and over the past 30 years I have had the good fortune of visting, living and working in a number of great cities across the globe. Second, although its image has been battered by environmentalists (even though modern day jet aircraft are far more fuel efficient than automobiles!) and politicians (who fail recognise its considerable social and economic value and tax the heck out of it as a result), aviation still…Continue
We have all heard the phrase “respect your elders”. However, along with relics like the rotary dial phone, VHS recorders and the hand written letter, that concept may be getting a little dated. In many, if not all cultures, the notion that “old folks” are a valued resource to young adults or to society in general is becoming little more than a polite gesture. Does…Continue
Added by Larry daron on May 18, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
By now you may have noticed I enjoy fishing. What you may not know is that has not always been case. When I was a young lad, fishing wasn't the technicolour, globe-trotting pastime it is today.
Sitting in a downpour on the Kebesquashashing River for hours on end waiting for the pickerel to hit as blackflies and mosquitos gnaw away at ankles and the apparently…Continue
Little did we know our lives would change on September 21, 2009. Our foster co-ordinator at the Boston Terrier Rescue asked if we would be able to foster this little guy. Marty was found roaming the streets of Toronto when Toronto Animal Services picked him up and soon after, he became part of our Rescue. After having four foster pups come and go, I wasn't sure if my husband…
My Mom is the best. That's why, on this Mother's Day, I would like to pay tribute to her with my own personal Top Ten List of Favourite 'Mom' Moments
10. Getting one or more of my favourite desserts everytime I come home (butter tarts, blueberry and/or flapper pie)
9. Our trip to Lourdes, particularly the drive through the French countryside
8. Sitting in the porch on a summer's day in Chapleau, the breeze blowing in from the back yard as we catch up over a glass (ok…Continue
Try to figure out if these guys are playing or hungry...
Added by Brian Ritchie on May 6, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments