Month: July 2015

I’ve Got the Power

I’m just heading home from a couple of days of meetings at the Delta Montreal Hotel. I’m not particularly fussy about hotels: clean and a good restaurant top my list. What makes me really LOVE a hotel is access to power outlets. It’s a little thing, but when trying to recharge everything before another day of meetings, it takes on…

Two Halves Don’t Make a Whole

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With two family birthdays coming up I’ve been knitting away on socks. One is a travel project; one stays at home.  I’m half done on each but I’m still two socks short of making them whole and a long way from meeting either deadline.

On the Road

Another week of summer has slipped by seemingly in the blink of an eye. Work tends to be busy in July and a bit more relaxed in August and I’m hoping that holds true this year too! This is one of those stretches that it feels like every time I turn around I’m heading somewhere else. Last Wednesday I hit…

Purple Slippers

Just before last Christmas a photo of a pair of red slippers went viral in my Facebook feed. I received several “subtle” hints for a pair, but given the debacle that was my Christmas knitting, they slid to the back burner.   Fast forward to this summer and a birthday. I had purchased some yarn that with the intent of…

TV Watching in the Social Media Age

Over the past few weeks I’ve struggled with logging onto social media while attempting to still be surprised by a TV series. As a disclaimer, I’m not a huge fan of spoilers. I believe they’re called spoilers for a reason. In the past I’ve gone looking for them, and then been let down when watching the TV show.  I grew…