Art to Self

Do you like reading books with pictures? I hate to admit it but I usually don’t like the pictures that are included in fiction books. However, I read something recently that discussed the relationship between words and pictures and how pictures can add to the image, the image can add to the words, or they …

Is it easy to be happy?

The following is a repost from 4/14/15 that was accidentally overwritten. On January 1st my friends and I decided to take the 100 Days of Happiness Challenge. We would post something on Facebook that made us happy every day for 100 days. We just reached the 100th day this weekend. I learned some things about happiness …

Casa Loma: How much is too much?

I visited Casa Loma  which is a castle in Toronto built by Canadian businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and soldier, Sir Henry Pellatt (1859 – 1939). He was friends with Thomas Edison and it was in large part due to his innovation that electricity was harnessed from Niagara Falls and was put to use in Canada. Casa Loma …

Casa Loma, Toronto, Ontario

There is an audio tour for Casa Loma. If you like history I recommend visiting this landmark. At first I was hoping that there would be a docent but there is so much information about each room/area the audio tour turned out to be better.                             …