Tanya’s 2¢

It was a challenging week emotionally, a long-time friend lost her Dad and even though she and I are no longer intertwined in each other’s lives it’s an awakening.  It’s that thing that Oprah says, every death should be a reminder to those of us...

I’m feeling relatively uninspired to write today, which doesn’t happen all that often.  But it’s happening today.  I keep a list of ideas for my blog and sometimes I write them in advance when I am inspired, then publish them on Monday’s.  So here...

I went to see Depeche Mode this past summer, not my favourite band but I completely appreciate their longevity and talent…and firmly believe that Personal Jesus is a forever song that will appeal to generations.  At the close of the concert they did an encore,...

Hmmm that’s what my thoughts started as last night leaving my sisters after spending Thanksgiving with her family and mine, minus my parents this year.  What was I thankful for?  Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday of the year because it’s all about visiting, no...

I call our family ‘The Team’. This team includes my husband, my two step-children, our dog and our cat.  They are the team.  We are the team. Everybody on the team has idiosyncrasies, particularly the animals.  Sometimes I make up words, mainly because it’s...

I have been flying on airplanes for the better part of my adult life.  And recently I have noticed what I would call 'flight defiance'.  Which is people not turning off their cell phones or other electronics and others budding in line ahead of their...