Author Archives: Djanka Gajdel

Stella!

So we got a dog. It wasn’t a pandemic or empty nester thing. It was a phone call from a friend who breeds dogs, indicating she was having a litter of Bernadoodles and knew we would be interested, and she was right. I grew up with cats, and my husband grew up with dogs and […]

Wallenda White

With Spring upon us, I’d like to know what happened to plain white drawstring boxy pyjama bottoms?  We may no longer rock certain lingerie pieces, but not unlike the classic little black dress, these dreamy cotton bottoms are a staple in any woman’s closet, no matter your age. Not even Amazon, the colossal empire of […]

Power Vs. Force

Here we are, out of the winds of Covid into the sails of war. I feel like I’m living through the Old Testament.  I don’t understand war, and the truth is I don’t want to. It’s barbaric, serving no purpose. It’s ego-based. No one wins, and all that is left is significant destruction. How can […]

What Were You Thinking?

I’ve long believed in the offerings of diverse vaccines, in particular plant-based ones, that were absent throughout this pandemic. The federal politicians can answer the idea that Canada could have potentially dodged the pandemic or a good portion of it because that fact is real. Medicago a Canadian biotech company specializing in pandemics since 1999 […]

Whole Shebang

What I don’t like about Christmas or Valentine’s, is it’s crammed into one day then abandoned for the rest of the year. It defeats the purpose behind the day. Christmas and Valentine’s need to be practiced daily. Especially with the shit show, we continue to go through with the pandemic. We don’t need the decorations, […]