What Should I Blog About Next?

pexels-photo-47446-largeI’m running low on blogging ideas at the moment. This sometimes happens during the summer, but for some reason it still catches me by surprise.

What would you like to see me talk about in the near future? I’m open to just about anything!

Suggestion Saturday: July 23, 2016

Here is this week’s list of jokes, photo essays, advice, arguments, and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web. Six Simple Sunday Habits To Set You Up For A Productive Week. I’ll be trying these this week. Will you? How To Make The Most Of Your Neighbor’s Backyard While She’s On Vacation via MeghanSaraK‬. Too…






Let’s Take the 100 Happy Days Challenge Together

A friend of mine mentioned this game yesterday, and I was immediately intrigued. It combines gratitude and mindfulness in such a social and interesting way. The 100 Happy Days Challenge is simple. Every day you tweet about something that makes you happy. Be sure to include the hashtag #100happydays in your tweet. According to the official rules, you’re…






What Is Your First Thought When You See This Image?

I thought of someone being examined by an optometrist or emergency room doctor. They’ve gotten something stuck in their eye, and the doctor is trying to figure out the best way to fish it out without scratching the cornea. What is your first impression of this picture?  






Don’t Talk Yourself Out of Having a Good Time

It’s humid out there. Are you sure you want to stand in the sun for two hours? These were some of the thoughts bouncing around in my mind yesterday as I wondered if I should attend a free tour of Yorkville, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Toronto. The Royal Ontario Museum has a series of…






Suggestion Saturday: July 16, 2016

Here is this week’s list of tidbits from my favourite corners of the web. I Can’t Correct That via VHughesAuthor‬. It’s fascinating to me to hear about some of the things that at least one person in this world finds scandalous. What’s In a Name? via SabeehaRehman‬. This post reminded me of the one directly above it. Once again, it’s not…






Ask the Toronto Public Library Anything

We're hosting our first #AMA this morning so ask us anything! https://t.co/VU0slp4uBh @markhamlibrary @mississaugalib @pickeringpublib — TorontoPublicLibrary (@torontolibrary) July 14, 2016 Beginning in a few minutes at 11 a.m., The Toronto Public Library is going to be answering questions on Reddit. (I will update this post as soon as the official link goes live. The above link…






Summer Life Hacks

The watermelon one and the one that showed you a creative use for cookie dough were my favourites. They both seem like they’d work pretty well, although I haven’t had a chance to try them yet. Have you tried any of these hacks? How well did they work?






It’s Not Always as Hot as It Seems

July is a sweltering time in Toronto. We’ve been under heat advisories regularly over the last few weeks. While I’m lucky enough to have home air conditioning, there are still plenty of places in this city that don’t have that luxury. Or, if they do, they don’t particularly work well during a heat wave. The place where…






Suggestion Saturday: July 9, 2016

Here is this week’s list of tidbits from my favourite corners of the web. Overtime, It’s a Killer via ColleenTews‬. This post about addiction and all of the forms it can take in someone’s life was excellent. Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better. I was a little surprised by the claims made in…