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Why I’m Happy My Husband’s Running Away

Why I’m Happy My Husband’s Running Away

I’m driving John and Renee to the airport in a few hours for their passionate get-away to Cape Breton. This makes me a very understanding wife, especially since it’s my anniversary in two days. Our upcoming anniversary (28 years!) is something John reminded me of…

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Here’s How To Talk To Your Partner About A “Dry” Topic

Here’s How To Talk To Your Partner About A “Dry” Topic

Last year, Huffington Post commissioned me to write a story on how women can successfully broach the topic of vaginal dryness with their partners. They published it as a service piece in a series of slides which was a good summary of what the experts…

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A Fabulous Victory for Older Women (Thoughts on the Story behind the Story of the French Election)

A Fabulous Victory for Older Women (Thoughts on the Story behind the Story of the French Election)

I am all of a sudden keenly interested in French politics. Yes, it’s a relief that the centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated crazy-cakes (or should I say “fou-gateau”) Marine Le Pen a few days ago. And, I am certainly enjoying what will likely be only a…

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How Dora’s Affair Started

How Dora’s Affair Started

I am going to see Every Other Couple at the Hot Docs Festival today. This documentary from Finland profiles couples who vowed to be together forever but are now picking up the pieces after their divorce. A number of years ago, I interviewed Dora (not her…

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My Riverdale: Danforth Jewellers

My Riverdale: Danforth Jewellers

I don’t own a lot of jewellery but get attached to the things I have. Last summer I killed two birds with one (gem) stone. I interviewed Jim Pappas from Danforth Jewellers down the street for my Yellow Pages story and also brought in a bag…

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Why You Should Read Brietbart

Why You Should Read Brietbart

Every available surface in my house is draped with magazines, newspapers and books. If you look on my kitchen table, you will see The Toronto Star and the New York Times dissected into its sections and strewn from one end to the other. Walk over…

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Remembering Those Resurrection Weekends

Remembering Those Resurrection Weekends

 A couple weeks ago, I reached the 200 mark in the number of posts I’ve written.  I haven’t exercised the “Reduce-Reuse-Recycle” principle yet. But this week I am re-printing a post I wrote three years ago because it is one of my favourites, and timely…

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Burning the Midnight Oil in St. Martin (Professional Development Week)

Burning the Midnight Oil in St. Martin (Professional Development Week)

“Does Sue actually do any work?” It’s a legitimate question so I don’t blame you for thinking it. Two weeks ago, I was in England and now I’m in St. Martin. Lest you think I’ve joined the jet set crowd it’s not like that. I…

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My Riverdale: Red Label Hair Company

My Riverdale: Red Label Hair Company

In this instalment of My Riverdale, I am actually not profiling a business in my Riverdale neighbourhood. But I made an exception to write a story about a business farther away because Red Label Hair Company is where my colorist, Joanne Skillin, works. It may…

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Career Advice to My Imaginary Daughter: Choose Your Lovers Well

Career Advice to My Imaginary Daughter: Choose Your Lovers Well

Egon Zehnder, a global executive search firm, started a campaign last year – Leaders & Daughters –  to mark International Women’s Day. The campaign includes both male and female leaders from companies like Apple, Verifone, and Hyatt writing encouraging letters to their daughters to help…

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