West Island Blog

West Island Blog

The following articles have been published in The West Island Blog at www.westislandblog.com.
My column is called: Keeping it Real

The shoes I want, but can’t have

The shoes I want, but can’t have

A sensible shoe is the direction I seem to be going towards.  I can’t believe I wrote that.  My aching back and knees are now the forces behind which shoes are best suited for me.  My heart is telling me to wear those gorgeous gladiator knee length; multi-buckled flat sexy sandals (see the picture).  My back and knees are telling me that a little heal is needed as well as some arch support.  That sounds so “retirement plan” and I’m nowhere near retiring.  I’m just getting started…aren’t I?

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Published on August 7, 2017
Published on July 9, 2016
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Published on July 24, 2017
Published on July 2, 2016

Oh, to be like a chala roll

Oh, to be like a chala roll
That’s when I witnessed her awful, disrespectful behavior. Lady Number 48 started to ask for her foods with such words as, “Gimmie…, or,  I want…,  or,  Get me…, or, That, that
Then she used sentences like, “I don’t want that if it’s not fresh. I said I wanted this, not that. Don’t bother, that’s gross, Gimmie more of that nowGet me something else now.”
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Published on July 10, 2017
Published on June 14, 2016
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Published on June 26, 2017
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Published on June 12, 2017
Published on February 2, 2016

Un… Measure Measurement

Un… Measure Measurement

The Marathon was the great measurement of the ultimate run. Then the Triathlon was the measurement of the greatest combination athletic event. Now it’s the Ironman Extreme which is the greatest physical measurement and challenge. I wonder what the next great challenge will be or the next great measurement of the human challenge. Maybe it will be an opposite event?

How’s about running so far back in time you go from the present into the past. Let’s call this “The Run-Back in Time Has-been Marathon.”

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Published on May 29, 2017
Published on April 9, 2016

I’ve Yet to Love Him, But I Do

I’ve Yet to Love Him, But I Do

I ask myself this question, how does this person finish our…sandwiches?
It’s nothing you can try to understand; it just is. Where did we meet? How did I know this person before? How does s/he understand what I’m about to say? Why is there so much connection without any connectivity? Is this a soul I’ve known before? It’s got to be more than what it is. But….there’s no known history.

Suzanne's article on The Suburban Magazine May 29th 2015
I’ve Yet to Love Him, But I Do
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Published on May 22, 2017
Published on May 29, 2015
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Published on April 17, 2017
Published on February 2, 2016
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Published on April 3, 2017
Published on March 14, 2016
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Published on March 20, 2017
Published on January 6, 2016
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Published on March 6, 2017
Published on May 15, 2015
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Published on February 20, 2017
Published on March 6, 2015
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Published on February 6, 2017
Published on February 6, 2015
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Published on January 23, 2017
Published on February 29, 2016
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Published on January 9, 2017
Published on January 9, 2015
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Published on December 26, 2016
Published on January 19, 2016
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Published on December 12, 2016
Published on December 22, 2015
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Published on November 28, 2016
Published on December 5, 2014
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Published on November 14, 2016
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Published on October 31, 2016
Published on December 19, 2014