Monthly Archives: May 2013

Why punk matters to your wardrobe today


It’s been more than 35 years since the heyday of punk rock and for most people of a certain age the movement is likely little more than a memory of a curious era. And yet attending “Punk: Chaos to Couture,” … Continue reading

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Saying “om” when I want to scream “OMG!”


Last Thursday as my husband was wheeled into the recovery room after having eye surgery in New York City, my cell phone rang. It was my sister calling from Toronto. Not a good sign. She was calling to say our … Continue reading

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Lies my mother told me


I love my mom dearly, and have learned much about personal strength and generosity from the example she set. But, saying that, my mother has always had very strong opinions on women and appearance ─ some that may date to … Continue reading

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Is Clarisonic worth the investment?


Have you been curious about Clarisonic, the line of sonic skin-care gizmos that promises to transform all skin types? I know I was. But as it’s priced from $139 Cdn ($119 US) for the Mia model, up to $259 Cdn … Continue reading

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