Joy of Slow Living — A Blank Calendar

Since March 13, my husband and I have experienced what some call ‘slow living’. Thanks to Public Health Canada’s advice to stay at home to avoid the threat of contracting the COVID-19 virus, our retirement schedules are clear of activities and obligations. There’s a blank calendar. Everything is cancelled or closed. My gym and pool are […]

International Women’s Day — How are we doing?

It’s International Women’s Day — a day to celebrate female achievements and reflect on women’s rights. It’s also a day to be a proud feminist. At age 74, I’ve witnessed many achievements for women. Leading feminists such as Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem used their notoriety to launch the fight for equality and women’s rights.  […]