Tips to Choose Best Color for Your Skin Tone
Emmys – How to Pick Your Fabulous Shade of Red
Reds were the hot colour on the Emmys this year with coral (a shade of red) leading the pack.
Coral is an on trend colour that has been popular these past few seasons. Nowhere was it more evident than the Emmy’s where many stars embraced it and wore it well. But coral is not for everyone. Here are some tips and advice to make it work.
Good Books – Feel Good Summer Reading
Want a good conversation starter?
Ask someone what they’re reading.
Joanne and Terry both give a big 4 thumbs up
Here’s what I’m reading. A kinder, gentler, good manners detective series. That’s how you could describe the Number One Ladies’ Detective Agency books. Terry and I both love these books.
No guns, no car chases
More like a collection of short stories that take you into the special world of Botswana and Mma Precious Ramotswe, a “traditionally built” female detective. No guns, no car chases, just engaging cases built around human foibles, personal problems and mysteries of the heart.
If You’ve Ever Wondered How Can You Make a Difference?
The Nicholas Winton Story
An attitude adjustment
Joanne and I are fairly upbeat but like most people we have our ups and downs, especially after a long Edmonton winter. Every now and then something comes along that reminds us how lucky we are and how each of us can and do make a difference in people’s lives.
House of Cards Shows Us What NOT to Do in Business and Golf
House of Cards Addicts
Joanne and I are addicted to the House of Cards series. Ethics or lack of ethics is the main driver of this highly acclaimed Netflix political thriller. There is a sort of guilty pleasure watching senator and powerbroker, Frank Underwood (played devilishly well by Kevin Spacey), uses any dirty trick in the book to further his political ambitions.
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Here are the remaining 5 of our top 10 choices of those we’ve seen this year.
Second of a two-part blog (see part one)
Here are 5 more documentary films we would highly recommend watching. (Many of them are available on Netflix and they’re fairly recent, although not necessarily made in 2013). We have included links to the trailers.
All have 4 thumbs way up.
Terry and Joanne’s top picks
for best documentary films we watched this year
(first of a two-part blog)
You know how much we love movies
This year some of our favorite films were documentaries. True human stories that inspired, connected and made us think.
Our top 10 choices of those we’ve seen this year.
These are 10 documentary films we would highly recommend watching. (Many of them are available on Netflix and they’re fairly recent, although not necessarily made in 2013). We have included links to the trailers. They all have our 4 thumbs way up.