The world over, Canadians are famous for their humble, non-showy ways, but I don’t believe I’ve ever interviewed anyone nearly as accomplished and at the same time as modest as the King of the Blades, Don Jackson.
To my surprise, I’ve adopted a rescue dog from the Oakville Humane Society. I should say, my spouse and I have made the huge decision to devote the next ten to 12 years of our life together to training and co-habiting with a Great Pyrenees. He was bred to guard sheep, but now he’s guarding us, two older adults who love dogs and haven’t given up on the idea of having one to call our own and all that that means in terms of our daily routines.
I read a lot about retirement and growing older for this blog and inevitably I come across words of advice from folks at the end of their lives. Lately, these lamentations have become popular and most of them mentionspending more time with friends as one of the things they wish they had done.