How do I love you Canada? Let me count the ways

Elizabeth Barrett Browning is a very old friend. She could be turning in her grave at this little twist I gave her title…nay, her poem, but no matter. It is for a good cause.

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Women don’t climb ladders

How many times have you heard a man say, “I’m not sick”? They say it because they don’t want to be sick and, if they are sick, they don’t want to know about it.

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The Girl on the rock

The answer to the old boys’ question, “Who do we get to spend eternity with?” is everyone we ever loved. All the moments of your life that were given to, shared with a specific person can only belong to that person.

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My anti-bucket list

Recently, LBL saw a reference to an “anti-bucket” list. This made total sense, so LBL began to think about all the items that she hoped never to experience in this lifetime.

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Elderly Drivers – Use Two Pillows And Stay Alert!

We don’t need maximum speed limits anymore; we need minimum speed limits so your car doesn’t stall out while you’re trapped behind an 80-year old driver.

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Non-conformists sock it to them

People who deliberately choose to wear whacky socks are seen as having increased status and competency.

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Purchasing power petering out

I know the Cardinal Rule of sales – never be afraid to ask for the order. Rule #2 – never look away once you’ve asked for the order, it’s a sign of weakness.

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Deconstructing a non-writing writer

If I still had the gig with our local newspaper that I had for 10 years, writing a column each month, I’d be at my keyboard clicking away, happily lost in a tangle of sentences.

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Spending sprouts from our genes

Thanks to AARP Magazine, Life in the Boomer Lane is told that her wide swings between thriftiness and excess can be blamed entirely on genetics.

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If Music be the Fodder of War… Stop the Bombing

Music can lift your spirits and improve your attitude except Debbie Boone’s “You Light Up My Life” damn near put me in therapy.

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