THE RUSSIANS IN LIBERTY – Marilyn Armstrong

Garry and I have been watching "Reilly - Ace of Spies" starring Sam Neill. It's a really good, long mini-series. Very detailed, complex, and absorbing. Since it's more or less historical, I know how it's going to end ... which is one of the few things I don't like about watching history. You know it's … Continue reading THE RUSSIANS IN LIBERTY – Marilyn Armstrong

ASTONISHED? MORE LIKE DISAPPOINTED – Marilyn Armstrong

ASTONISH We had one beautiful day on Saturday. It rained on Sunday and through last night and this morning, it's cold, dark, and grey again. Not only that, but neither of us feels well. It was actually snowing a bit north of here yesterday. It wasn't sticking, but there was quite a lot of it … Continue reading ASTONISHED? MORE LIKE DISAPPOINTED – Marilyn Armstrong

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL – BY ELLIN CURLEY

A lot has been written about dieting and body image. What interests me is how we develop our body image in childhood and how this image haunts us through life. Here’s an innocuous example. I’m short. Very short. I’m less than 5’1” tall. So it would be reasonable to assume that “short” would be part … Continue reading MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL – BY ELLIN CURLEY