Traylor Mania

Travis Kelce attends the 2022 ESPYs; Taylor Swift attends the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. PHOTO: ALBERTO E. RODRIGUEZ/GETTY IMAGES; KEVIN MAZUR/GETTY IMAGES

I would love for Taylor to write songs about her Happy Ever After, not another break-up diddy centred around the “Chiefs player not coming home to her.” I want the burly footballer to get America’s most coveted darling.

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A Fiver for Australia.

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We obviously can’t rush Down Under to save the koalas. Nor can we summons up the Rain Gods by doing a dance. Most of us would be entirely useless to a local fire brigade. But that doesn’t render us helpless. By skipping a Starbucks coffee for a day, or two – you can help. There is an initiative called: #fightfirewithafiver. It’s brilliant and if everyone pulls together – your few dollars can make a huge impact.

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Notre-Dame Blaze – A Perspective

The Initial News Like the rest of the world, I was horrified to wake up to the news that  Notre-Dame de Paris was lit up in flames. It was truly disheartening and shocking to see the footage of the beautiful (850 year-old) Parisian masterpiece ablaze. I’m in Japan and was a bit late to get […]

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Botox… Yea or Nay?


As I progress through my 40’s, I’m sometimes startled by photos of myself. I catch myself doing a double take…scrutinizing the lines around my eyes, my forehead and my face in general. During this scrutiny, I think about Botox. I actually began avoiding selfies and close up pics. I blamed them for this new hyper […]

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