Never has Spring’s arrival felt so welcome. Over the past six weeks, or more, (time seems very fluid these days), we’ve been overwhelmed with a pandemic which has affected us in so many ways, directly and indirectly. Yet, while we were wondering what day it was, Mother...

As the world grapples with worry about an unseen threat, we are all coming to terms with feeling vulnerable to disease. While our younger generation reacts at times with denial, at times with sheer panic, our older generation has much to teach us, and we at Discerning...

Growing up, money wasn’t much discussed in the open. It was considered a vulgar topic. Asking someone how much something cost was unthinkable, people who flaunted their wealth, or worse, told you the price of their recent acquisition, was beyond the pale of good taste....

How old are you? You’re how old?
What do these questions means to you? Do they make you feel uncomfortable? We’ve come to a time when age no longer defines us or, more importantly, limits us. We live longer, healthier lives, and practise a more holistic approach to hea...

With the arrival of Winter,  we know we will be sliding down our driveways to put the garbage out, or driving home from work to find our street parking space occupied by a Titanic-iceberg sized snowbank. Amusing, of course. We will slug it out, won’t we? Because we’re...

October 17, 2018

I recently participated in a “Green + Silver” conference for seniors hosted by Business of Cannabis.  The whole day was dedicated to discussing the issues of medical and recreational cannabis as related directly to seniors. 

The audience heard from GrowWise, WeedMD...