Powerball jackpot lottery goes nuclear once again

They’ve done it again. The giant Powerball lottery in the United States has once again risen to stratospheric proportions which has everyone storming the doors of neighbourhood variety stores to buy tickets. Even though increased ticket purchases diminishes the odds, who doesn’t want a chance to become a bazillionaire? Mega Millions rises to nearly $1 billion The jackpot prize for the Mega Millions lottery would…

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What don’t you understand about “STAY AT HOME”?

I’m fed up with all the whinging and whining about the supposed lack of clarification surrounding the Stay At Home rules recently implemented by the Ontario Government. Listen, people. This is not about trying to find a loophole for a tax deduction in our income taxes. We don’t need to be parsing every nuance of the regulations for chinks or weaknesses in the wording that…

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This human is definitely hibernating, whether I want to or not

The process began innocently enough. In the fall when the days started getting shorter, I treated myself to wee afternoon naps. Over the past few months of COVID isolation, I’ve also put on a few unwanted pounds of winter fat and insulation. Then, on New Year’s Day, I had a morning and afternoon nap. It appears my body has gone into full-on Canadian hibernation, like a…

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The year 2020 gave us a slap upside the head and a dose of 20/20 vision

Thank heaven 2020 is finally over. I can hear the world rejoicing. The past year hasn’t been a complete disaster though. We’ve learned to slow down and live life differently. On a personal level, there are so many other things I’ve learned over the past year that will enhance my life going forward. “Affluenza” is a terrible affliction. We haven’t been able to prowl the…

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