Diane Sewell

Let’s face it, the older we get the more likely we are to encounter loss, whether it comes to us through the death of a spouse or a close friend, the failure »


After a particularly grueling slog at my day job in the metropolis, I emerge from our silvery, over-air conditioned skyscraper into a stifling, shimmering haze of stunning heat and humidity. It’s like »

“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art” – Leonardo da Vinci

10 Signs You’ve Aged Well


With advances in medicine, technology, habits and even mental outlook, it’s become pretty clear we are aging now much better than, say, 1907 when the life expectancy for men was 46.5 years . But if »

Shine, Little Glow Worms


The French have, as the French so often do, the perfect phrase to describe it: Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait  (If the young only knew; if the old only could). Well, »

Canada 150 Quiz


In 2017, Canada will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. How much do you know about your home and native land? Test your knowledge of the events of the Confederation with the CANADA 150 quiz, courtesy of the Historica Dominion Institute. »

What Money Can’t Buy


Late last year, Tom Crist, a retired guy in Calgary, got an early Christmas present. It came via a phone call from the folks at LottoMax; he’d won some money. No big »