In life, Lesson Number One is to focus.

IN LIFE, LESSON NO. 1 CAN BE TAUGHT IN PERSON OR VICARIOUSLY DEPENDING ON ACCESS TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. In life we take onboard a number of lessons as we journey with others. Its first lesson is to look after Number One and stay focused. My late sports coach, Ann Marie, used to email me philosophical …

Pain perdu: to cook or not to cook?

WHAT’S IN A NAME? A DISH OF ‘FRENCH TOAST’ CALLED BY ANY OTHER NAME TASTES JUST AS GOOD. WE LOVE PAIN PERDU! Some families have recipes which are handed down through the ages like family history. In my family, being able to cook in any weather, in good times and bad times, is critical to survival. The …