Friday, October 10, 2008


This weekend is Thanksgiving for us Canadians - and a long weekend could not have come faster for me.  I lurvve long weekends!

Here are some of things I am thankful for this year:
  • Wilson
  • Arthur
  • Long weekends
  • pedicures
  • Sorority girls
  • red wine
  • white wine
  • Diet Coke
  • new job
  • my crazy family
  • amazing friends
  • happy life
  • pretty shoes
I am off to eat my fill of turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and whatever else is prepared for this year feast!  Happy Thanksgiving y'all - even if you are not Canadian.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008


As I sat on the couch last night with Arthur in my lap – and this is no small feat since he is 75 pounds – I thought about how good our brown boy had it. This was a dog whose world was shiny and bright – he had his mom (and his mom had wine so all was good for me too!), a bone to chew on, a lap to lie in, food and water in his bowls (that sit on a monogrammed mat!) – his life was good and he was happy.

He doesn’t give a baboon’s behind about the stock market, diminishing returns or the state of the global economy. His whole goal in life is to be able run like the wind, play with a ball and to crawl into bed with us each and every morning.

If this is a dog’s life, there are certainly some days when I think – that life is pretty darn good!

Sunday, October 05, 2008


This was the view that I had when I was outside of San Francisco last week.  Pounding surf, sunshine and mild weather were almost enough to make me ditch my life and become a California girl. 
I know that California has smog, too many cars, earthquakes and an actor for a governor but every time I go I always think that I could so live here. 
Oh well, maybe in my next life!

Wednesday, October 01, 2008


OK, so I am already here and loving it. As I spend 3 days at a posh hotel outside of San Francisco on the edge of the ocean - I am just about ready to ditch my life in Toronto for this idyllic place. That is until I read the paper and see how much it costs to live here and quickly remember that I don't have any money. DAMN! As of now, I am officially badgering Wilson about winning the lottery just so I can come back here and live it up like George and Weezy.

While there is a large amount of travel with this new job and I hate that it takes me away from home, away from my boys - the perks of twice daily maid service, unlimited towels, king size bed with loads of pillows and room service help ease the pain.

So thanks California for be so obliging with the weather and your hospitality. This Canadian girl really appreciates it!