Having The Last Word

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The Globe and Mail’s 'Public Editor’, Ms. Sylvia Stead, wrote a piece in the July 26, 2014 Saturday paper called ‘When capturing a life in a few hundred words, try to avoid mistakes’. Good advice. I have been reading obits for the last few decades and I would say they ...

Traditions!

Friday, May 30th, 2014

I attended an unveiling last Sunday and it was a wonderful reminder of how one’s community comes together to support one another in times of need. An ‘unveiling’ is the Jewish custom when the tombstone is uncovered. I have referenced Maurice Lamm’s 1969 publication The Jewish Way in ...

Driving Us, ….Around the Corner

Friday, April 25th, 2014

As of April 21, 2014, Ontario drivers will have some new licensing guidelines which impact drivers over age 80. Every 2 years, the process now includes a 90 minute renewal session. During this session, the candidate will: - “take a vision test - join others in a 45-minute interactive group education session ...