7, Amazing, Simple and Healthy Summer Recipes

#1 White Gazpacho Soup Click here for recipe. #2 Lemon & Dill Chicken Click here for recipe. #3 Triple Melon Smoothie Click here for recipe. #4 Herb & Onion Frittata Click here for recipe. #5 Italian Hazelnut Cookies Click here for recipe. #6 Snap Pea & Cherry Tomato Stir-Fry Click here for recipe. #7 Citrus Berry Smoothie Click here for recipe. Credit:…

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Moments

I was having lunch with a friend of mine yesterday when she reminded me that what we remember about our lives are moments, moments like this joyous lunch or traveling to a favorite destination. She added, ‘You’re not going to remember the times you spent at the office.’ Her understanding seems to be trending now.…

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My Neighbor is an Opera Singer

La, La, La Traviata I’m not sure if this is auspicious or not, but my next-door neighbor is an opera singer. She has a lovely daughter who typically wails as her mother belts out songs, in alto, every evening. In order to distract the child, she will let her run down the corridor, this to…

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Christmas Message

Dear Friends, It’s a beautiful season. The lights on Bloor Street are discreet and charming. Small points of white light decorate the trees and plants that line what is known as Toronto’s Fifth Avenue. Who can believe that tomorrow is Christmas Day? I went shopping today and stocked up on food. My fridge is full…

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101 Gold Nuggets of Advice

I am very pleased to announce the publication of two of my books:  101 Gold Nuggets of Advice and 101 Gold Nuggets of Advice, 2. These two books offer a total of 202 ‘gold nuggets’ or, pieces of advice for the modern person. My inspiration came from a book written by a father for his…

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Avatar

On an intercontinental flight from Paris to Toronto, I chose to watch Avatar. It was an excellent choice.  The film’s computer animation and special effects are spectacular. I was so engrossed in the movie, that the flight seemed to last not eight hours but eight minutes! The 2009 science fiction film, produced by James Cameron…

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A Walk down Bloor Street

It was a beautiful, sunny day today and I decided to take a walk down Bloor Street and snap a few shots. Here’s a shot of Dolce & Gabbana’s whimsical window display. You can see me reflected in the glass pane as well as traffic moving along Bloor Street. Here’s Michael Kors’ elegant window display…

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Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun, Mexico

Start the New Year in style by going on vacation and staying at Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun, Mexico. This is the ultimate in “chic on the beach.” Surrounded by natural, verdant foliage and facing an impeccably tended, green lawn, a seemingly endless beach and an inviting, crystalline azure, Caribbean Sea, Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun is…

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,400 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…

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