Today is my best friend Paula's birthday. We met almost twenty-six years ago when her future husband decided it was time to introduce her to us, his friends from public school (Philip) and high school (me). She retells the story the same way every time...

What a noisy day! My head is pounding and my ears are ringing - perhaps a carry over from Saturday's social events or last night's sleeplessness, but nevertheless, everything above my shoulders is suffering.Kyle, the contractor, was not here when I returned from the gym....

It was a very noisy day today. My head was pounding - right along with every "zzzt" of the pressure hammer (if that is what it is called). I tried my various pain killers to try to ease the pain. Something kicked in, although I'm...

Today, John, the dry wall guy, made his last visit. He told me right away, "this is a dirty job - the worst of your renovation." He was right. There is white dust everywhere. It's down the stairs, on the banister, it's all over the...

New Novel Blows Readers Away with a Whirlwind of Unlikely RomanceLiterally and figuratively a match made in heaven tickles hearts of romance fiction fansCALEDON, Ontario – (Release Date TBD) – Author Deborah Armstrong graces bookshelves with love and affection as she intertwines romance and wit...

I've been waiting for something to happen. Finally, I have pictures. The floor was leveled between the entrance way between the family room and kitchen.The carpenters arrived to work on the shelving. I am told that Wenge will be used for the shelves. I had...

For all of you who are waiting for your hot off the press copy of Forever Love, don't despair. It's getting closer.I have received the copy-edited manuscript for a final read through. I am rather impressed that there weren't many errors - a few commas...

There isn't much to report, but not to worry - WE'RE STILL ON SCHEDULE!Yesterday the electrician, Carlo, arrived to install plates on the switches. Only the outdoor switches were done. I don't know why this was a priority, but it was. Now we can see...

Nothing much happened. Kyle and his assistant tidied up the family room to have it ready for the dry waller.The electrician was scheduled to finish up something. The designer called to say she wanted to discuss shelving. Both were no shows.We're still on schedule though.My...